For parents and kids who are looking for STEM activities related to astronomy a new books might be fun and challenging. “Astronomy Lab For Kids” is a recently published book written by Michelle Nicholas. It features 52 family-friendly activities that can be done at home using materials that are readily available.
Lab 09 explores why stars seem to twinkle. All that is needed is a glass bowl, cold water, warm water and a small flashlight. There are four steps in the experiment. After completing the experiment, the experimenter can read about the “Science Behind the Fun.”
The book also contains a Resource Guide and an Index.