Check in each week at Science Buddies this summer for our Awesome Summer Science Experiments series! Each week, we’ll highlight a few activities for awesome science and engineering kids can do at home. We’ve got a whole summer of fun STEM themes lined up for kids of all ages — for free. This week: Ready, Set, Go! STEM — awesome summer science experiments that take off, roll, fly, spin, and more!
Awesome Ready, Set, Go! STEM
We’ve reached the final week of our 10-weeks of Awesome Summer Science Experiments! It’s been an exciting summer of hands-on STEM learning, and the fun isn’t over! This week, we’ve highlighted a set of experiments with a Ready, Set, Go! theme.
The activities in Week 10 of our Awesome Summer Science Experiments series feature fun builds that hover, fly, spin, roll, and more!
EXPERIMENT: Ready, Set, Go! STEM
Use these questions to prompt conversation and reflection about the science behind this week’s Awesome Summer Science Experiments activities:
- What are Newton’s three laws of motion?
- Which law of motion can you observe in how the propeller on the mini propeller car works?
- What kinds of energy did you observe in the activity you tried?
SCIENCE KITS: Bristlebots and BlueBots
The following Science Buddies Kits fit in with this week’s Ready, Set, Go! STEM theme:
Learn more about Science Buddies Kits and see our 7 Science Kits for Summer Science Experiments and Discovery recommendations and Science Project Kits – Our top 10 list!.
EXPLORE: STEM Careers
After trying this week’s summer science experiments, kids can learn more about related science and engineering careers, like:
Pair picture and story books like these with this week’s Awesome Summer Science Experiments explorations.
For more suggestions for science-themed summer reading, see our Summer Reading List. Also, don’t miss this roundup of creative STEM activities for storytelling and imaginative play.
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10 Weeks of Awesome Summer Science Experiments
Follow the full summer series on the Awesome Summer Science Experiments page!