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Make kids smart by eating marshmallows! Well, maybe not these marshmallows. But this
science experiment help kids learn about the principle of pressure. Using a syringe and the mini-treat, young scientists will see the effects of air compression in a hilarious way.
Got More Time?Making homemade
ice cream is science, right? Sure it is! Get children excited about other experiments through this video playlist of experiments. Photograph by Matthew Rakola 3 Easy Science Experiments for Kids to Try
It’s really true—science can be fun! Engaging kids with hands-on experiments activates multiple parts of the brain, which means they’re more likely to retain what they’ve learned. Check out three fun and easy
science experiments from Nat Geo Kids.
Got 15 minutes?
Children will actually
watch a chemical reaction happen right before their eyes when they combine milk, food coloring, and dish soap for this experiment. Bonus: They can turn their "art" into a permanent exhibit!
Got More Time?Whether they’re into candy, weather, or, um, eggs, kids can find the perfect experiment to try in the Nat Geo Kids
Science Lab. Photography by Mark Rakola