DIY Laser Microscope for Kids

diy laser microscope using legos

Bring the microscopic world to life with just a laser and a syringe! What you’ll learn:How to make a DIY mini laser microscope for kids to look at water samples with.Key takeaways:You can use your laser microscope to look at water samples from around the house or outdoor spaces. Jump …

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Endangered Animal Habitats

building endangered animal habitats to learn about research

Turbo charge your recycled crafts by combining research and engineering. What you’ll learn:What animals are on the top 10 endangered animals list as of 2018, animal habitats, and endangered animal facts.Key takeaways:Research projects involve finding, and presenting, information in a variety of settings. Jump to supply list Jump to endangered …

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Light Experiments with Slime

Clear slime for kids opens the door to light experiments

Create moldable lenses with clear slime and lasers What you’ll learn:How to make clear slime, and how light interacts and refracts through slime.Key takeaways:The bend in the slime is what makes the laser light refract, or bend. Jump to supply list Light Experiments with Clear SlimePlaying with slime is a …

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DIY Solar Oven

making smores in a DIY solar oven

Harness the Sun’s energy to cook a tasty treat. What you’ll learn:How to make a solar oven for kids using recycled materials. Key takeaways:This DIY solar oven shoes the impact of the greenhouse effect as well as how energy from light can turn into heat. Jump to supply list Let’s learn …

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Photoelectric effect demonstration

teaching the photoelectric effect to kids

Learn how light can be converted into electricity through play What you’ll learn:What the photoelectric effect is, and how the threshold frequency (or color) of the incident light impacts the current generated.Key takeaways:The photoelectric effect uses the energy from light to release electrons in a metal and create a current. …

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