“Making Science Make Sense” ToolBox

Bayer’s “Making Science Make Sense” ToolBox is a collection of free resources that include step-by-step, hands-on experiments for youth that can be done in home and out-of-school environments.

The ToolBox includes

  • Experiment Cards—“kitchen science” experiments done with simple household products.
  • Experiment Guides—more experiments as well as simple scientific explanations for everyday phenomena and nature questions like “What is a flame?” and “Where do bugs go in winter?” and “Why do socks stick together?”
  • Audio Series Experiment Book—a selection of the MSMS Audio Series’ most popular segments; matching them with easy hands-on science experiments using common household materials
  • Activity Book—elementary-appropriate puzzles, word searches, experiments and fun science facts
  • Periodic Table of Elements—Illustrated with everyday uses of the elements


Target Audience: Programs that serve K-4, Programs that serve Grades 5-8, Programs that serve Grades 9-12, Other
Which Standards does this meet? III. Intentional Programming and Activities
Author/Developer: Bayer
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