Build an understanding of the many intelligences:
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Money in the bank of mom&dad earns 5%/mo.
Have child be very involved in how much they get for an allowance. Ask them what they think they should make and petition for a raise.
Alternatively, earn $(years you are old/2) per week into bank account.
Basic Arithmetic (TBD) – 10 blocks
Tipping Math (TBD)
Creating your own deodorant and soap with lye
Extract fat from a Dorito (acetone)
Measure calories in popcorn
Hydrophobic Sand (scotchguard)
Exploding Hydrogen Bubbles
Turn egg into bouncy egg
DNA, Evolution, Natural Selection, etc.
Throwing a mouse from a skyscraper
Impact of selective breeding on fruits and vegetables
Fruit Fly Refrigeration
Why are bees hairy?
What do your cut swell?
Bacteria, Viruses, Phages
Emergence in life systems
Harvesting Black Hole energy
Peg Hop Game
Monty Hall probability question
Time-dependent probability vs time-independent probability (100 gamblers vs 100 gambling days).
Engineering, Construction, and Manufacturing
Play-doh fun factory
Egg Drop Challenge
Make a catapult and predict how far it would go
Rockets, Liquid Rockets
Make a coil gun
Know What Truly Inspiring People Do
Wim Hof (iceman)
Lars Anderson (archery)
People who love what they do
You and your research talk
Visit different tradespeople to share the value of artistry and craftsmanship