Ideas for Science Projects at Home

There are several types of biology books for kids. But some of these are much better than others. Here goes some suggestions for parents.

Monarch Magic! Butterfly Activities & Nature Discoveries by Lynn Rosenblatt is excellent for children that are between the ages of 9-12. This book has many colorful photos in it, as well as full descriptions of life cycles. This book also gives students some great ideas for science projects and website suggestions as to where they can go to in joining groups.

Janice VanCleave wrote a book that is also an excellent and interesting resource for children. It is called Janice VanCleave’s Biology for Every Kid: 101 Easy Experiments that Really Work. This book is great for the young student to learn all about the basic concepts of what biology is and it also gives the 101 neat experiments to do for projects. It covers anatomy, plants, and animals.

Creepy Crawlies and the Scientific Method by author Sally Kneidel provides a child with ways of understanding and gaining an interest in the any small life creature. There are experiments to do, and learn from and many charts as well as tables that kids learn by as they work projects in this book. The book has many pictures too.

Biology: Life as We Know It! by Dan Green is a good learning source for kids between ages 9-12. This book takes topics such as bacterias, T cells, fruit, and chlorophyll. This book has descriptions of items, and also a glossary.

Biology Experiments for Children by Ethel Hanauer is a really fun type of biology learning book for elementary students. Part One of this book covers the nature of all living things from cells, to hair, and many other things. Part 2 is focused on plants while part 3 is talking about the world of animals. The last part 4 of this book focused on humans and parts of the human body. This book has a number of different experiments too which make the learning very interesting.

For a bundle of more great learning, try The Everything Kids Science Experiments Book by Tom Robinson has such a wealth of scientific experiments to try out. The author points out that with just a few items in your home, there is many projects you can do and try out. The book not only covers biology subjects, but also physics, chemistry, and space.

These are some of the best books out there for children to learn biology and keep them interested in knowing more about science as a whole. You can purchase any of them at you local bookstore, or go to