If your kiddo loves science then these books by Quarto Knows make for some super fun experiments during the summer months. I love to find ways to keep my kiddos learning even in the summer time. She loves science so Geology Lab for Kids & Energy Lab for Kids were great options for her. Both are full of fun projects that will keep them entertained all summer long.
Geology Lab for Kids features 52 simple, inexpensive, and fun experiments that explore the Earth’s surface, structure, and processes. This family-friendly guide explores the wonders of geology, such as the formation of crystals and fossils, the layers of the Earth’s crust, and how water shapes mountains, valleys, and canyons. There is no excuse for boredom with a year’s worth of captivating STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) activities.
In this book, you will learn:
– How to identify the most common rocks and minerals
– How to maintain and display your rock collection
– How insects are trapped and preserved in amber
– How geysers and volcanoes form and erupt
– How layers of rock reveal a record of time
– How to pan for gold like a real prospector
Energy Lab for Kids offers 40 discovery-filled and thought-provoking energy projects by Emily Hawbaker, a science educator from the NEED (National Energy Education Development) project. Each chapter contains scientific explanations, discoveries, and hands-on knowledge that make learning fun.
Energy Lab for Kids is more than just a random collection of science experiments that kids can do in the classroom, kitchen, or backyard. The goal: to explore and discover real energy solutions. The chapters across all categories–from steam, electricity, and chemical reactions, to water, solar, and wind power, allowing kids to compare and test the different sources and to discover their strengths and failings. Why is one source of energy is more efficient for one situation but not for another? How come two energy sources combined might work better than a single source? Which sources are renewable?
Additionally, the projects are geared to understanding actual issues in the news today. There is an emphasis on inventive exploration throughout the books, so that kids may learn the reward of discovering that creativity leads to breakthroughs.
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