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Easy science experiments for kids to do at home can help make science fun and show kids and their families that science is really about what you see and experience every day. People are using scientific principles to solve problems all the time, and often do not realize it. Learning some basic principles like tackling only one variable at a time, and not trying to tackle the whole problem at once, breaking it up into manageable chunks will serve anyone well as they take on solving the problems life this way.

Every time a circuit breaker goes, the car is on the blink, a plants leaves turn yellow, or certain foods seem to bother your system more than others, you are really doing experiments to try to figure out what is wrong. If you look up the reason, you are using the information someone else figured out from scientific methods. So, getting kids in the practice of doing these simple science experiments help establish good habits and give a framework to use when these things pop up in real life.

What you do not want is for these easy science experiments for kids to become a hassle for parents. There are a couple of things that can be done to avoid this. One thing is to be sure enough advance notice is given. When the parents know it is coming, it can go on the calendar, and if things need juggled around to make clear some time, they have the chance to do it. Parents dread the nights when their child comes home and announces, “Guess what? I have an experiment to do and it is due tomorrow,” on the very night a family birthday dinner is already on the docket.

You might also consider letting them choose one of several nights to so it, or let it be over a weekend. This way you avoid family stress when there is a big assignment when the same time as a sports game, appointments or family obligations. You also run the risk or the procrastinators waiting until the last minute, but that is not your problem if you gave enough notice.

Assigning the project over a weekend can help to avoid the pressure of getting it done in one night, with all the other homework. Weekends on the other hand are often the time families catch up on things put off during the week, so sometimes weekend homework is bothersome. An easy science experiment for kids to do on their own can work because most experiments are done in short time frames. You do part of it, then come back later to do some more. If there is a write up to do, it can be worked into the available time, typically on Sunday afternoon.

The bottom line is that simple science experiments for students is an effective homework assignment as they learn a lot about your topic by seeing first hand how what you teach in school can be applied to real life. As long as the hassle factor is dealt with, all should go smoothly and be a fun thing for students to do now and again.


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