This guide makes it easy for middle school students, high school students, or adults to start doing real science. Click on one of the fields of science below and then scroll down the science topics in the left column until you find a topic of interest. Choose one of the science kits if you need both science materials and instructions. Select an activity or project idea if you just want instructions and will gather your own science materials.


Topic Science Kits Activity & Project Ideas
Food Testing Vitamin C Test Experiment Kit

Chemistry of Food Experiment Kit

Enzymes and the Process of Digestion Kit

How to Make Cheese

Test for Vitamin C

Forensics Crime Scene Science Kit

Forensic Kit Pro

Forensic Chemistry Drug Detection Kit

Forensic Chromatography
Classic Chemistry Intro to Chemistry Kit

Classic Chemistry Kit

Chromatography Experiment Kit

Chemistry Magic Tricks Kit

MicroChem Kit

Fizzy Bath Bomb Reaction

Splitting Water: Electrolysis Experiment

Electroplating: Copper-Plated Key

Chemistry Equipment Chemistry Equipment Kit

Lab Chemistry Hardware Kit

Vacuum Filtering Kit

Distillation Apparatus Kit




Topic Science Kits Activity & Project Ideas
Nature Tree & Leaf Identification Kit

Basic Protozoa Set-Live

Ostracods, dried, “Sea Firefly”

Make Casts of Animal Tracks

Create a Butterfly Garden

Bee Memory Experiment

Pond Study

Leaf Chromatography

Dissection Frog Dissection Kit

Mammal Organs Dissection Kit

Fetal Pig Dissection Kit

Introductory Dissection Kit

Intermediate Dissection Kit

Advanced Dissection Kit

 Cow Eye Dissection

Fetal Pig Dissection

Snake Dissection

Human Anatomy Osmosis Set

Blood Type Test Kit

DNA Extraction Kit

Kidneys and Blood Filtration Kit

Test Your Sense of Touch

How to Extract DNA at Home

Blind Spot Experiments

Microscopic Home Microscope

Microscopic Life

Bacteria Experiment Kit

Gram Stain Kit

Pumpkin Petri Dishes

Experiment with Protozoa


Topic Science Kits Activity & Project Ideas
Environment Oil Spill Cleanup Experiment Kit

Acid Rain, Weathering, and Erosion Kit

Environmental Testing Lab Kit

Solar Purifier

Oil Spill Cleanup Experiments

Rocks & Minerals Deluxe Rock Tumbler Kit

Rocks & Minerals Project Kit

Deluxe Geode Kit

Fluorescent Mineral Kit

Escaping Steam: Fumaroles

Collect Meteorites

Rock Experiments

Weather Wireless Weather/Moon Forecast Station

Mini Weather Station

Make a Thermometer

Make an Anemometer


Topic Science Kits Activity & Project Ideas
Electricity &
Electricity Investigation STEM Kit

DuinoKit Essentials

Static Electricity Study Kit

Snap Circuits Pro 500 Kit

Build a Simple Motor

Electromagnetism Experiments

Homemade Galvanometer

Force & Motion Deluxe Build Your Own Racer Kit

Physics Introduction Kit

Density Measurement Kit

Thermal Conductivity Kit

Make a Roller Coaster

Spinning Office Chair Project

Mousetrap Marshmallow Catapult

Optics Spectroscope Analysis Kit

Light Experiment Kit

Make a Pinhole Camera

Make a Spectroscope

Milk Carton Periscope

Sound Waves Sound Measurement Kit Make Liquid Xylophone


Topic Science Kits Activity & Project Ideas
Alternative Energy Solar Race Car Experiment Kit

Wind Turbine Science Kit

SolarLab 1.0 Electricity Learning Kit

Renewable Energy Science Kit

Build a Solar Oven

Design & Build a Solar Car

Pinwheel Wind Turbine

Make a Water Wheel

Robotics ActivityBot Robot Kit

MOSS Zombonitron 1600

SumoBot Robot Competition Kit

Engineering Fiber Optics Voice Link Kit

K’Nex Amusement Park Experience

Technology Experiments

Balloon Jet

Balloon Hovercraft