"With kids out of school, parents are looking for ways to keep their children entertained, while simultaneously engaged in learning. But while recommending a new book or an art project comes naturally to some parents, teaching science at home might be less intuitive. Enter Bill Nye. Yes, that one. The Science Guy. At-home, science lessons don't have to be complicated, according to Nye." He offers a series of easy, everyday, at-home experiments: "Put yeast in a bottle with a balloon on top. The balloon will inflate. By magic? No! Science!" Another simple experiment is planting a sunflower seed or seedling and watching it grow over the summer. And a daily activity with edible results: "For the last few weeks, I've been making a loaf of bread every week. The science of baking is amazing," Nye said. "The stuff you discover by just messing around is priceless."

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