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

by Liz Lee Heinecke

Paperback, 2014


Call number

Kids/Family -- HEI

Call number

Kids/Family -- HEI


Quarry Books (2014), 144 pages


At-home science provides an environment for freedom, creativity and invention that is not always possible in a school setting. In your own kitchen, its 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.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 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. Pauls 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.… (more)


Physical description

144 p.; 8.75 inches
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