Maker Lab: Outdoors: 25 Super Cool Projects (Smithsonian)
Using everyday materials, children learn how to make the tools necessary to observe nature and weather, use the power of water, and learn about earth and sky. A sampling of projects includes making a butterfly feeder and wormery, a spinning whirlwind, ice cream, an air cannon, and more.
Learn how to think like a scientist and discover the skills it takes to bring scientific theories and practical experiments together at home.
Maker Lab Outdoors takes kids on a journey to better understand the world of science that will keep the whole family curiously experimenting for hours.
Everything around your household is an apparatus. Maker Lab Outdoors book teaches your aspiring scientist how to use common household items to conduct dozens of mind-blowing science experiments. The book displays rich visual illustrations, easy to follow step-by-step instructions and rigorous attention to detail. It also contains activities that can be enjoyed by the whole family
Maker Lab Outdoors explores the science of:
- Earth and Sky
- Water Power
- Nature Watch
- World of Weather
- And more
A fantastic STEM idea book for the budding scientist in your family. The books are filled with projects, and an array of activities that encourage children to build, invent, create, and discover. Each activity includes a project introduction, interesting facts about the activity, step- by-step instructions including a list of supplies, and explanations. Household or easily found items are required. Parental oversight is recommended for the activities.