Hypothesis: You'll love these real outdoor experiments for kids 8 to 12!
Dive into the world’s most exciting science project—the great outdoors! Covering everything from plants and trees to rocks and weather, this amazing book has real outdoor science experiments for kids, to immerse you in the wonders of science, technology, engineering, art, and math.
Discover STEAM outdoors—Learn how the scientific method can help you unlock the secrets of the natural world.
Make nature your laboratory—Conduct 30 cool experiments like creating grass ropes, making ink from plants, calculating latitude by the stars, and more.
Find answers to your questions—How do sinkholes form? Are leaves in the shade bigger or smaller than leaves in the sun? Get explanations for the science behind each experiment, plus ideas for taking your experiments even further.
Get ready to explore the science happening all around you with Real Outdoor Science Experiments.
About the Author
JENNY BALLIF, also known as Science Mom, has worked as a molecular biologist and a wildland firefighter. She and her partner, Math Dad, run the Science Mom YouTube channel.
"Clever, playful, and hands-on fun! Jenny “The Science Mom” knows just how to reel your kiddos in and teach them everyday lessons as they learn to explore the world around them. Real Outdoor Science Experiments fosters kids' natural curiosity while experimenting with what they can access outside their front door. My favorite part is the STEAM connection at the end of each experiment showing how something they observed and investigated relates to everyday life and interesting facts. It's the perfect invitation to connect with your kiddos and become scientists together!" —Arielle "Dani" Lebovitz, MS, RDN, CSSD, CDCES, Pediatric Dietitian, Founder of Kid Food Explorers, and author of 101 Descriptive Words for Food Explorers
"There has never been such a must-buy book! Real Outdoor Science Experiments issues an invitation to every single child not only to explore the natural world around them, but to do it with purpose—and gusto. Science Mom’s experiments lead you and your child through countless, easy-to-set up experiments that encourage creativity and curiosity while teaching the scientific method. Full STEAM ahead—a must buy for any parent!" —Julie Soul, CEO and Founder of Soul Sparklettes Art & Homeschool Parent