Library Programs, Summer Reading Program, Youth Services

Science Kits Available for Checkout at Texas Libraries

This is a great community project idea for Fizz, Boom, Read (or year-round, even!):

Experiment Box

The kits, geared toward kids ages four to 10, includes things like alligator clips, flashlight bulbs, and zinc nails.

Students, parents, and teachers can now borrow science experiments along with other materials from the Denton (TX) Public Library and run their own chemical and mechanical observations in class and at home…
The boxed experiments come courtesy of high schools students at the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science program at the University of North Texas, who wanted to see if they could stoke the love of science in their younger peers. All the library had to do was provide bar codes and labeling so the kits could be put into circulation.

Read the full article in School Library Journal.

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