Developing an Early Love of Science One Experiment at a Time

Summer is a great time to learn about and experiment with the sun.  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!

More Summer Science Experiments for Kids –>

An easy summer science experiment that will fascinate kids and adults alike. Test which food ants enjoy, learn about ant behavior, and enjoy time outside!
Create colorful art while doing an exciting science experiment! Making film canister rocket fireworks is the perfect way combine art and STEM.
Make your own ice slush drink this summer using simple science! All you need is fruit juice, salt, and ice. Ice slush is the perfect summer treat!
A year’s worth of captivating STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) activities that will wow the boredom right out of kids!

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