Kids are naturally curious and inventive. Games and play spark the imagination of your kid inventor and you can steer the way with these awesome resources.
What makes things alive? Most often that is obvious. Sometimes it is not. Try an easy experiment to investigate the characteristics of living things.
What is quicksand? It was a favorite B-movie ploy – death by quicksand. But can it really suck you under? Discover that quicksand is not such a fearsome thing.
Weathered rocks and seashells make up beach sand. Using sand science you can investigate unique properties of Great Lakes sand.
Compression of beach sand is a neat effect. Stepping on wet sand makes it drier. Try an easy experiment investigating the soil mechanics of wet beach sand.