I asked my 8 year old what he wanted to study in Science next. "Chemistry!", was his response. A quick shopping trip on amazon.com got us one kit, and 3 books on chemistry, and we were on our way to becoming mad scientists!
Wow! 30 experiments in one kit, and real glass test tubes!
A few reading assignments for the next couple of weeks, check.
I have also assigned some time on a favorite website, ptable.com. What is not to love about a dynamic periodic table of the elements?
The hardest part is waiting for the baby to take her nap so that we can uninterrupted "lab time". Here are my little scientists hard at work: