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Experiment! Stories & Activities for Kids


07/12/2020 | Science Experiments, Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Online Storytime

Experiment Your Story! Here are several science books and science experiment ideas that use materials easily found in your house. A couple of them might require a trip to the grocery store or pharmacy, but mostly you can just raid the garage, kitchen, or medicine chest for the ingredients. Many experiments you will want to do OUTSIDE!


Listen to a Story

Click on a book cover to read or listen to the story.

Kate Who Tamed the WindJoan Procter Dragon DoctorAstronaut Annie
Love Sophia on the MoonAda Twist ScientistA Moon of My Own
Photo Astronaut Reading at the International Space Station

You can listen to a lot more stories online about science read to you by astronauts on the International Space Station at Storytime from Space. You can watch astronauts on the Space Station perform science demonstrations too. An astronaut would make the very best science teacher!

You can also use your IndyPL library card to check out e-books and audiobooks about science, right to your device at home.

  • E-books and audiobooks from Axis 360 Kids about science.
  • E-books and audiobooks from OverDrive Kids about science.

Try an @Home Activity

Would you like to try some easy experiments at home? We can help! Each experiment will give you directions as well as suggest websites and books that will explain what science is at work during the experiment. IndyPL Kids' Blog Science Experiments.

Science Experiment Samples

Or try one of these online or printable activities for even more experimental fun.


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