No Yard? Try a Patio Garden with Kids
Whether you live in a high-rise apartment or a house with limited green space, your family can reap the benefits of gardening together. Gardening teaches kids . . .
Can you make a smooth piece of licorice grow warts? Do this science experiment with the kids to find out!Time: 5 minutesSkill level: Get a grown-upSuppliesTwizzlers licorice twists (the Pull-n-Peel va . . .
There are several different types of box ovens you can make. These instructions are for a box oven with a hinged lid. If you use the sturdy materials recommended and take good care of it, you should b . . .
Imagine sweeping the dust from a giant rock formation to uncover an ancient dinosaur fossil, or peering through your backyard telescope to identify a hazy comet as it streaks across the sky. Sound exc . . .
The kids will get a lesson about osmosis with this science experiment using gummi worms!Time: Two daysSkill Level: MediumSupplies4 gummi worms or other gummi candy3 small clear bowls, each with 1 cu . . .
The next time you visit the beaches near Torrey Pines or La Jolla, be sure to look up at the sky. You may notice many colorful gliders soaring high above the ground. These gliders provide the ultima . . .
Here’s an easy, kid-friendly science project you can do at home!Time: 1 hourSkill level: MediumYour digestive system uses acid. Does that mean that acid dissolves candy?What you need:Candy that di . . .
Many science experiments involve candy. Follow the directions below to find out how you can use science to determine how candies get their colors.
Materials:Coffee filtersClear jars or cupsPencilT . . .