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10 Everyday Ways to Explore Science While Having Fun

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Summer Science for Kids, Young child holding stone to learn about geology

Gather and Sort Rocks


Boost your child's geology smarts by starting a rock collection and looking closely at how rocks differ. Younger children can learn about classifying rocks by sorting them into groups — large or small, smooth or jagged, solid or speckled, and so on. Older children can go a step further and talk about what type of rock each one is and hypothesize how it was formed.

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