Science experiments that will make your kids’ curiosity bloom

These plant-based activities will teach kids about springtime science.

Your kids aren’t the only ones who feel like they’re coming alive when spring arrives—the natural world does, too.

“Ultimately, spring is the return of the sun,” says Jack Dumbacher, curator of ornithology and mammalogy at the California Academy of Sciences.

“Sunlight is the source of fuel for the vast majority of life on Earth.” So as the northern hemisphere tilts toward the sun, it kicks off a cascade of changes.

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