Learning Science

Having a BLAST learning: mentos and diet soda science experiment

Dropping a little white sweet candy into a big dark bottle of coke produces one of the most exhilarating effects: a big and watery explosion. Two mentoes – bigger explosion. Five – ogogogo! Behold and step back! With absolute certainty I can say that this science experiment was definitely a blast: mentoes make a myriad [...]

Let it fly! 7 awesome toys that teach about flight

1. Ultralight Airplanes Gliders Building Science Kit 8 years + With plastic and bamboo parts from this Thames & Kosmos’ project kit construct ultralight model gliders and learn the basic information about flight, gravity and principles of physics. Develops skills: flight, physics, science, experimental skills, observation skills, building skills, pretend play 2. Strato Slam Rocket Battle Blast [...]

Educational visit to the park: 12 things to learn

Learning doesn’t have to be boring. It doesn’t have to take place at the desk with a book. Outside is a perfect place to be learning a tons of fascinating topics! No one is too young to learn. No one is too old. Searching for new things to learn and new things to share with [...]

Geological timeline: even preschoolers can learn it with this fun activity

Geological Timeline is one of our favorite activities. My kids just love pulling out the strings, the little objects, competing whose turn it is to place the next card over the ribbons. The whole geological history of the Earth becomes more tangible and easy to comprehend – and a lot more fun too. Geological Earth [...]

Science fair project ideas. 5 helpful science kits

When spring is in the air, a lot of schools and regional science clubs organize children science fairs. We need to encourage our children to take part in these events. Science fair projects open new science topics and fields for children of different ages, encourage kids to ask questions and find answers, teach children about [...]

Sizzling hearts. Valentine’s Day art and science project.

What project could combine art, science and… Valentine’s Day? This one can. All three of my young artistic scientists (or scientific artists if you please) enjoyed every step of the way and surprised me how we’ll they understood the science behind it in the end. Supplies: baking soda Citric acid (we had quite a lot [...]