These simple, at-home experiments conducted by 3M scientists use common household items and are designed to reinforce core scientific principles. School systems, educators, parents, and caregivers are encouraged to use this educational content in classrooms and at home.
Watch more science experiments designed, and tailored, for kids at home using commonly available items from around your place of living. Each experiment includes information on how to include them in your curriculum.
Do different light sources produce different light waves? In this activity, you will make a spectroscope, which is a device used for looking at the different colors that make up light.
Learn about what inspired these real-life scientists to observe the world around them and the advice they have for aspiring scientists.
3M has a long history of supporting STEM and quality education programming. We have specific goals to advance equitable outcomes in STEM and Skilled Trades for underrepresented and under-resourced students.
Learn more about 3M’s educational giving and partner organizations here.