Cool Science Experiments: With a St. Patrick’s Day Theme

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These cool science experiments look like so much fun, it’s hard to choose just a few. They span from kindergarten through middle school,  so there’s something for everyone here.  Choose from one of the main themes of St. Patrick’s Day:  Rainbows, gold, leprechauns or shamrocks.  We’ve got it all covered!  Top o’the morning to you and your junior scientists!

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The Science of Rainbows

Density experiment: Make a Rainbow in a Jar from Playdough to Plato.
Another density experiment, this one uses sugar, from Steve Spangler Science.
Learning about reflection with rainbows from Buggy and Buddy.
Make a rainbow with this Walking Water Experiment from Coffee Cups and Crayons.
The Rainbow Milk Experiment from us, Creekside Learning.
How to Make a Rainbow with 3 easy ingredients from Inspiration Laboratories.
Make a rainbow with this Celery Science Experiment from Coffee Cups and Crayons.
The science of color and light: Make rainbow color appear white from Steve Spangler Science.
Understanding the science of rainbows from Hub Pages. 

Lunar Launch and STEMists

The Science of Gold

How to make gold pennies from Steve Spangler Science. **this one is great for middle and high school.
Smash open the gold rush geodes in this science kit.
Set up a panning for gold activity from Mess For Less.
Facts about the element of gold from Science Kids.

The Science of Leprechauns

Racing Leprechaun Experiment on Energy and Force from Housing a Forest.
Leprechaun Trap Engineering Challenge, from us, Creekside Learning.
Make magic leprechaun rocks from Gift of Curiosity.

The Science of Four Leaf Clovers and Shamrocks

Grow a crystal shamrock from Housing a Forest.
What makes shamrocks green? Why are these plants important? from Dr. How’s Science Wows.
Grow your own shamrocks Science Kit.
Fizzing shamrocks from Momma’s Fun World.
Grow shamrock sprouts from Housing a Forest.

Cool Science Experiments for Kids

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