Get closer to science and put it into practice. From ant farms to robotics and CO2-powered rockets, here are five kits with dozens of experiments and activities that will pique your child’s curiosity about science. And they’re on sale on Amazon Prime Day.
Bill Nye’s VR science kit |
$ 69.99 $ 47.99 on Amazon
How are crystals formed and what makes the slime so sticky? Find out by joining science superstar Bill Nye in his virtual lab and explore dozens of experiments that use virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (RA), and hands-on activities to research science.
The kit includes VR glasses (compatible with all smartphones with access to the Google Play Store and the Apple iOS app store), a 50-piece lab kit, and an 80-page brochure for projects that will teach concepts basics of physics and chemistry. Suitable for people from 8 to 12 years. For Prime Day, the Bill Nye kit is 31% discount.See offer
National Geographic Mega Science Series Stunning Science Chemistry Set |
$ 34.99 $ 24.49 on Amazon
Watch as your child’s fascination with chemistry explodes as they delve into the gaseous, frothy, and bubbly experiments in this kit. With 45 different experiments to explore, children and science lovers can use chemical reactions to launch a rocket, create a submarine volcano, and start a geyser eruption, while learning about the chemistry that makes these activities possible, and how they relate to real-world scientific processes.
Easy-to-follow instructions make this kit suitable for ages 8 and up. For Prime Day, this set of chemicals is 30% discount.See offer
Be amazing! Toys Big Bag of Backyard Science |
$ 29.99 $ 17.99 on Amazon
Science surrounds us and this kit will provide young explorers with tools to discover the amazing science of the natural world in their own backyards or parks. Easy-to-perform experiments provide an introduction to plants, insects, and other animals we see every day, and the kit provides curious minds with tools to learn how seeds grow, build a terrarium, create an ant farm, and more.
Suitable for children from 8 years. For Prime Day, this backyard exploration kit is 40% discount.See offer
13 in 1 solar robot creation toy |
$ 23.73 $ 18.98 on Amazon
Learn how solar power powers robots with a kit to build 13 different robotic constructions. By combining and assembling gears, plates, tires and axles, young robotics enthusiasts can build creations for walking, rolling or swimming capable of moving on land or in water … all powered by solar energy.
Suitable for children from 8 years. For Prime Day, this robot building kit is 20% discount.See offer
Optical sciences of the Thames and Kosmos|
$ 34.95 $ 15.99 on Amazon
How do color, light, and movement affect our sight and perception? Take amazing optical illusions, learn about the physics of light and color, and explore how our eyes and brains work together to help us perceive the world, in this kit with over 35 amazing experiments accompanied by a 48-page manual.
Suitable for children from 8 years. For Prime Day, this optical science kit kit is 54% discount.See offer
More Prime Day deals on science products:
–Search for dinosaurs worldwide and get 18% Prime Day savings on an artificial balloon
–Star Wars Baby Yoda Echo Dot has a 35% discount for Prime Day
–The best Prime Day board game deals: great savings on strategy games
Originally published in Live Science.