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The Magic School Bus Weather Lab from Young Scientists Club {review & giveway}

by Leanne


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Anyone who knows my daughter knows that science is a verb in our house. A few months ago, my daughter decided that she definitely wanted to be a scientist when she grew up…. or a ballerina. We ran with the scientist thing.

I never turn down an opportunity to spark my kids’ love of learning, and science with kids can be a fascinating thing that can carry them all through school. So, now we “science” all sorts of stuff each day, anything from basic weather phenomenon, things we find in nature, or concepts that can be hard to explain to kids without hands-on experiments.


The Magic School Bus Weather Lab
Thank goodness there are kits designed specifically for teaching kids early science lessons, because I would be lost on how to start teaching science otherwise. I recently found the Magic School Bus line of science kits from Young Scientists Club and it was as if I had found the coolest toys on earth, according to my daughter.

I loved the books growing up, and we just found the Magic School Bus show after searching for science shows for kids, so as soon as I saw that there were Magic School Bus kits specifically for doing science at home, I was sold. And, then when I saw this kit, I fell in love:


Magic School Bus Weather Lab

Magic School Bus Weather Lab
Ms. Frizzle and her students help Young Scientists learn about the weather by spinning a pinwheel, making a tornado in a bottle, swirling a paper snake, recreating the water cycle, creating a rain cloud, using a sun dial, constructing a barometer, catching a rainbow, and learning about the greenhouse effect. With a weather chart is for tracking weather with colorful stickers, 28 colorful experiment cards, weather station, weather chart, stickers, and data notebook to record observations, your child will have everything they need to become a little meterologist.



WeatherLab-600
With the changing of the seasons and the start of school, the weather lab has been perfect for my little scientists. They could tell you what direction the wind is blowing at any time, how much rain we’ve had this week {hint: it’s a lot}, and are now working on creating their own rain cloud. Even though they are mostly just having fun and playing, we’re still working on the basics of science and I love that they are soaking it all up and learning at the same time.


Weather lab
After a few weeks of exploring the Magic School Bus Weather Lab, I am more impressed with it each time we “science” together. With both basic and advanced experiments and almost everything you need included in the kit, it is perfect for my little budding meteorologists. 

Weather vane

Growing up, I remember being a bit intimidated by science as I would hear my older siblings struggle in physics and chemistry. But, had I already developed a love of science at a young age, I think I would have realized that even complex ideas can be broken down into easier concepts that all build upon each other and then would have felt more confident.

Who knows, I might have been some brilliant scientist, saving the world and collecting accolades had I viewed science as a fun adventure instead of something many struggled with. I guess I will have to pin my hopes on my own children and hope this love of science that we are fostering will take them amazing places.

If
you’re looking for the perfect educational and fun present this holiday
season, you should check out the Platinum Oppenheim award-winning the
Magic School Bus Weather Lab from Young Scientists Club. It can be purchased at TheYoungScientistClub.com for $39.99 and includes everything you need to create a weather station as well as tons of home weather-related experiments you can do with a few simple household items. Is weather not for you? Check out their awesome selection of science kits for every age and stage.

Connect with TYSClub on Twitter and be sure and like The Young Scientists Club on Facebook as well – it’s a great way to get awesome home science ideas right in your news feed each week!


And Now For the Giveaway!

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Leanne Signature 2A big thank you to The Young Scientist Club for sending The Magic School Bus Weather Lab to facilitate this review. As always, all opinions are 100% ours.

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30 comments

Jennie September 29, 2013 - 11:08 pm

I love all the Magic School Bus kits

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Claire September 29, 2013 - 11:10 pm

That looks like so much fun!

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D SCHMIDT September 30, 2013 - 7:42 am

I like Clifford the Dog Bubble Science

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Terra Heck September 30, 2013 - 11:30 am

My favorite is the Science on a Gardening Adventure kit. Thanks.
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beth shepherd September 30, 2013 - 11:48 am

Science on a Nature Walk would be fun as well

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Alyshia September 30, 2013 - 2:28 pm

I like the awesome bubbles kit.

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Stephanie V. September 30, 2013 - 4:01 pm

Zany Crystals
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Daily Woman (Lacey) September 30, 2013 - 6:46 pm

Volcano Maddness

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Christina Marie October 1, 2013 - 12:28 am

My favorite is the Volcanoes science kit. Thanks for the giveaway!

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mogrill12@gmail.com October 1, 2013 - 5:08 pm

I like the zany crystals.
Thanks for the chance.
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vicki wurgler October 1, 2013 - 5:13 pm

I like the Set 4 – WH-925-1104
Bacteria and Fungi (Kit 10)
Weight and Volume (Kit 11)
Acids and Bases (Kit 12)

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Tamar October 2, 2013 - 11:54 am

We like clifford.

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Sara Haaf October 7, 2013 - 8:16 am

The clifford kitchen kit looks like a blast, I had a volcano like that growing up.

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Susan Chester October 8, 2013 - 1:01 pm

I like the Science on a Tracking Expedition. Perfect for my grandchildren who live on the edge of the Mt Hood forest.

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Stephanie Larison October 8, 2013 - 10:56 pm

Science on a Tracking Expedition looks like fun

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polly October 9, 2013 - 8:42 am

I like their Planets Kit

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Paula Michele Hafner October 9, 2013 - 4:00 pm

I like the Science on a Gardening Adventure.

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Tabathia B October 10, 2013 - 2:34 pm

awesome bubbles

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Jill Myrick October 12, 2013 - 8:56 pm

I like the Microscope Lab.
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Sheila K. October 13, 2013 - 9:36 am

I like the Go Green – Save the Earth kit!

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Francine Anchondo October 13, 2013 - 4:14 pm

Science on a Gardening Adventure kit.

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Dlhaley October 13, 2013 - 4:17 pm

I would like the Microscope Lab for my granddaughter,

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Candice Hull October 13, 2013 - 7:34 pm

The Science on a nature walk is also very cool!
Thank you

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Roxann October 13, 2013 - 7:50 pm

I like the Science on a Tracking Expedition.

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Leslie L Stanziani October 14, 2013 - 12:46 pm

I love the Science on a Nature Walk kit.

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Crystal October 14, 2013 - 2:57 pm

I like looking for fossils with the Fossils (Kit 9).

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Melinda Stephens October 14, 2013 - 3:01 pm

I would love the Volcano Madness kit.

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susan smoaks October 14, 2013 - 4:54 pm

i like the bubble kit

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plus.google.com/107852528684891595290 October 14, 2013 - 5:29 pm

I like the Awesome Bubbles kit

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Laura Unger October 14, 2013 - 7:37 pm

I like the Jumping into Electricity kit.

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