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10 Best Backyard Science Experiments to Try This Summer

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Two boys playing in the sprinkler in backyard

DIY Rainbow


There are many ways to make your own rainbow — all you need it some water and sunlight! Try using a garden hose, sprinkler, or a glass of water, and watch the sun filter through and create a spectrum of colors. Older children will also have a blast making a prism (and all you need are five materials.)

Get the directions for DIY Rainbows.

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