Developing an Early Love of Science One Experiment at a Time

With the solar eclipse fast approaching this August, we have been learning about and experimenting with the sun all summer. In this article we are sharing 14 amazing hands-on sun science experiments for kids. These are fantastic to do during the summer, for a space unit at school, or for special events like the total solar eclipse!

14 amazing hands-on sun science experiments for kids. Fantastic during the summer, for a space unit, or for special events like the total solar eclipse!

Sunlight and Shadows

Using just a few common supplies like construction paper and LEGO bricks, there are tons of ways to experiment and create using sunlight and shadows.

14 amazing hands-on sun science experiments for kids. Fantastic during the summer, for a space unit, or for special events like the total solar eclipse!

Sun Catchers

Explore the way sunlight streams into a window by creating colorful sun catchers. Better yet, watch how sunlight splits into the colors of the rainbow by making rainbow paper or experimenting with a crystal prism!

14 amazing hands-on sun science experiments for kids. Fantastic during the summer, for a space unit, or for special events like the total solar eclipse!

Sun Science Experiments

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Harness the sun’s energy to make items melt, cook, warm up, and move on their own!

14 amazing hands-on sun science experiments for kids. Fantastic during the summer, for a space unit, or for special events like the total solar eclipse!

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