When you think backyard, you think playing, relaxing and grilling, right? But this summer, think “testing hypotheses” too. We couldn’t think of a better area than your spacious, self-cleaning (thanks, rain!) yard to set up experiments all summer long. Flip through to find one to try!

Full STEAM Ahead

You gotta love a two-fer! And this gorgeous art project from Rachelle at Tinkerlab, that doubles as a science experiment, is our current fave. All it takes is a little sunlight and artistic vision to give this one a try!

photo: tinkerlab.com


Which one of these experiments looks fun to you? Leave your pick in a comment below. 

—Allison Sutcliffe