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Science in Seconds for Kids

Over 100 Experiments You Can Do in Ten Minutes or Less

Stier, Samuel Cord / Potter, Jean


2. Auflage November 2020
160 Seiten, Softcover

ISBN: 978-1-119-68547-0
John Wiley & Sons

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Help your kids explore the wonders of science with over 100 easy and accessible experiments

Science in Seconds for Kids: Over 100 Experiments You Can Do in Ten Minutes or Less, 2nd Edition makes learning science with your children fun and practical. Using ingredients and components found mostly in your home or classroom, Science in Seconds for Kids instructs caregivers and educators on how to create dazzling and enlightening experiments from scratch.

This book utilizes bright and colorful illustrations and diagrams throughout, making the simple experiments even more accessible. Guide your kids through experiments including:
* Making rainbows on the floor
* Popping balloons with light
* Bending water from a faucet
* Making lightning in a room
* Keeping paper dry underwater

The experiments will fascinate youngsters of all ages and encourage a love of science and learning that could last a lifetime. Science in Seconds for Kids is perfect for elementary, traditional, and homeschool educators, as well as parents, grandparents, and other caregivers.



Dry Paper

Elastic Air

Air Rocket

Air Push

Air Support

Bottle Balloon

Book Lift

Lifting Things With No Hands

Dusty Air

Living Things

Whopping Hoppers

Smart Skin

Break an Egg

Egg Shape

Seeing Without Eyes

Bendy Trees

Tree Curves

Slow Fly

Fish Skeleton


Water Rainbow

Oil Rainbow

Secondary Colors

New Mix

Balloon Stretch

Hot Colors

Color Dyes

Spinning Colors



Heat Absorbers

Hot Ice

Bending Water

Sun Burst

Button Spinner

Water Spin


Easy Electromagnet

Raisin Raising


Balancing Act

Ball Gravity

Book Balance

Gravity Balance

Personal Gravity

Pendulum Plus

Pendulum Plumb

Gravity Pull

Pencil Fall

The Human Body

Pulse Watch

Heart Sounds

Muscle Bound

Hand Investigation

Eye Light

Weird Wonder

Crying Eyes

Family Genes

Old Shoes


Tiny Mirror

Mirror Series

Bending Straws

Light Beams

Wearing Sparkles

Stick Mirror

Easy Kaleidoscope

Comb Beams

Changing Shadows


Lever Lift

Easy Move

Sinking Submarine

Simple Siphon

Sand Clock

Turning Time

Pulling Pulleys

Pull Ups

Roll Can


Making Moves

Filing Forces

New Magnet

Homemade Compass

Wrong Readings

Magnetic Detraction

Magnet Strength

Magnet Chain

Liquid Attraction


Comb Rays

Double Convex

Word Flip

Water Magnifier

Round Works

Shadow Look

Magnifying Measurement

Eyeglass Lenses

Telescope Image


Water Drops

Circle Thread

Water Vapor

Window Fog

Slippery Ice

Sinking Ship

Water Weight

Level Look

Making Money


Wind Sail

Wind Direction

Wind Wheel

Wind Chill

Humidity Check

Dew Point

Create Lightning

Barometer Read

Cricket Thermometer


Further Reading

Experiment Index
SAM STIER is Founding Director of The Center for Learning with Nature (, and teaches at the Whitacre College of Engineering (Texas Tech University) and Otis College of Art and Design. He is the author of the acclaimed curriculum Engineering Inspired by Nature, and has inspired and equipped thousands of K-12 teachers through professional development, curricula, and public speaking.

JEAN POTTER is an experienced early childhood teacher, consultant, and award-winning author of many children's activity books such as Nature in a Nutshell for Kids and Snacktivities. She has served as the Assistant Secretary of Education for the U.S. Department of Education and as the Deputy Chief of Staff for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.