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10 Everyday Ways to Explore Science While Having Fun

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Summer Science for Kids, Three glasses of juice mixed to experiment with colors

Play with Liquids


Sometimes it's okay to play with your food! Let your young chemist mess around with measuring and mixing liquids, like lemonade, juice, and iced tea. Kids of all ages can learn about liquid measurement using a measuring cup or a turkey baster and observe the colors of the mixtures. Older kids can go a step further and talk about ratios (two parts iced tea to one part lemonade — yum!) and examples of solutions, suspensions, and colloids, if they have studied those.

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