Using the scientific method is essential for kids to learn about the world around them. Kids love playing. Most kinds of play involve making guesses, trying to see if those guesses are right and trying again if you fail. Playing is science. Try 2 easy experiments you can do with your kids that are fun and help them understand the scientific method.
Check out the Tin Hedgehog experiment, one of two experiments Mel Science provided me for review. Hedgehogs are adorable! Let’s find out what the tin version looks like. *disclosure: the following post contains affiliate links. If you click I may make a small commission but at no added cost to you. *contains affililate links
Mel Science kits have excellent value as an educational monthly science kit subscription service. I highly recommend this product to anyone who loves to experiment with their kids. Home school families will greatly benefit from the these prepackaged chemistry labs in a box that come with all chemicals and materials needed to perform 2 or 3 experiments.
Water experiments are a fantastic way of teaching kids the value of our Earth’s most important resource. At home or in the classroom, they are easy to perform and most can be completed with common household materials. Try some easy water experiments in your home school or classroom today!
The 8 steps of the scientific method are a step-by-step method of inquiry. They provide a logical blueprint for scientists to test their questions in a structured way. Valid and logical conclusions are the result. Scientists are looking for cause and effect relationships. Their educated guess or hypothesis can be supported, partly supported or rejected by their experiment. So what are these 8 steps of the scientific method?
Fairy-tale science? Who would have thought the two could go together? But incredibly they do like peanut butter and chocolate. And they deliver science curriculum concepts in a unique fun way. Fairy-tale science makes science fun to learn for primary aged kids!