Answering complex scientific questions in a simple, engaging, and child-friendly manner is a difficult feat to accomplish, but Lawrence Hall of Science has pulled it off. The kid’s section of the website offers up a myriad of simple and intriguing questions in an easy-to-navigate format. When your child finds something they’re interested in, clicking the link will send them to a brief explanation of the topic and suggest an activity where they can explore the question hands-on. In addition to experiments, games, and activities for younger kids, the site also has plenty of content that older, smarter kids can learn from. One of my personal favorites on the site is Bug Hunt! — an interactive activity that urges kids to get outside and search for a range of insects (i.e. ants, ladybugs, grasshoppers) and submit them to a Google Map so users can see what other players have found in their particular region.
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