Kitchen Science Lab for Kids: 52 Family Friendly Experiments from the Pantry

Kitchen Science Lab for Kids: 52 Family Friendly Experiments from the Pantry

by Liz Lee Heinecke

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Overview

At-home science provides an environment for freedom, creativity and invention that is not always possible in a school setting. In your own kitchen, it’s simple, inexpensive, and fun to whip up a number of amazing science experiments using everyday ingredients. Science can be as easy as baking. Hands-On Family: Kitchen Science Lab for Kids offers 52 fun science activities for families to do together. The experiments can be used as individual projects, for parties, or as educational activities groups. Kitchen Science Lab for Kids will tempt families to cook up some physics, chemistry and biology in their own kitchens and back yards. Many of the experiments are safe enough for toddlers and exciting enough for older kids, so families can discover the joy of science together.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781627880404
Publisher: Quarry Books
Publication date: 08/01/2014
Series: Lab for Kids Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 936,021
Lexile: IG1050L (what's this?)
File size: 47 MB
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Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

After graduating with an undergraduate degree in art, an M.S. in Bacteriology from UW-Madison, and doing molecular biology research for ten years, Liz Lee Heinecke(Minneapolis, MN) now spends her days trying to keep up with her three kids while sharing her passion for science in the classroom, online, and on TV. On a mission to make science easy for parents and fun for kids, she uses her lab-bench experience to find fun ways to do science at home using things people have on-hand. In 2009, she started a website called KitchenPantryScientist.com which averages 500- 1,000 hits a day. In the summer of 2012 she released an iPhone/iPod app called KidScience which has been downloaded more than 11,000 times. She appears monthly on Minneapolis/St. Paul’s Kare11 Sunrise news, teaches science to nursing majors at Twin Cities’ colleges, and works with the Science Museum of Minnesota as an Earth Ambassador for NASA.

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Kitchen Science Lab for Kids: 52 Family Friendly Experiments from Around the House 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Yesterday I was surprised with an early Christmas gift, a big white envelope with local Minnesota scientist and mom Liz Heinecke's brand new book Kitchen Science Lab for Kids: 52 Family-Friendly Experiments Around the house. I enjoyed meeting Liz on the Twin Cities Live set back in June and loved her easy to make experiments and nature studies featured during her segment. As soon as I ripped open the envelope and started reading the book I knew the 52 experiments designed to be easy enough for a 2 year-old to help and interesting enough for a teen to learn would be incorporated a weekly science day into our alphabet-obsessed lives. Liz has pulled together manageable and yet totally fun experiments including chemical reactions, physics, life science, polymers, botany, microbiology, electricity, and even rocket science. This book would make a perfect birthday or even teacher gift. Liz is a former research scientist who has turned her love of science into a source of inspiration for not only her children and their friends but for readers of her Kitchen Pantry Scientist blog, her KidScience app, KARE 11 Sunrise News (she was on this morning!), and even served as an Earth Ambassador for NASA. I highly recommend purchasing this book for your family. Review by Megan Meuli