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Kitchen Science Lab for Kids: Edible Edition

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Seven weeks from today, my new book “Kitchen Science Lab for Kids: Edible Edition” hits shelves everywhere books are sold, and there are some great pre-order sales going on now! Kitchen Science Lab for Kids, Edible Edition gives you 52 delicious ideas for exploring food science in your own kitchen by making everything from healthy homemade […]

10 Fun Kitchen Halloween Science Experiments for Kids

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Here are ten quick and easy experiments to make your Halloween even more fun and memorable! Click on these links for instructions on how to make: Oozing Monster Heads (from Outdoor Science Lab for Kids) Frankenworms (from Kitchen Science Lab for Kids) Cornstarch Goo (from Kitchen Science Lab for Kids) Mad Scientist’s Green Slime (from Kitchen Science Lab for […]

Joseph Priestly: Kitchen Sink Scientist

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We kicked off a new experiment today in honor of upcoming Earth Day. Details and an Earth Day experiment “round-up” coming soon! Joseph Priestly was an amateur scientist who started out doing experiments in his kitchen sink. Eventually, he was credited with being among the first scientists to isolate oxygen. He noticed that in a […]

Kitchen Table DNA Extraction

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DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, contains all of the information needed to make every protein in a living thing and is sometimes called the “blueprint of life.” This morning, on Kare11 Sunrise news, the kids and I showed viewers how easy it is to extract DNA from strawberries. In higher organisms like plants and animals, DNA […]

Ten Environmental Science Projects for Earth Day 2020

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Wednesday, April 22nd is Earth Day, but there’s no reason we can’t celebrate all month long. Besides hiking and exploring, here are some of our favorite environmental science projects. Just click on the experiment names for directions and photos. You can find more fun outdoor experiments in my books “Kitchen Science Lab for Kids” and […]