Science Collections for Kids

How to Think Like a Scientist


Science is largely a frame of mind, a way of looking at the world. Sure there are facts and figures. There are observations to make. There are experiments to conduct. But whether you are studying eagle feathers or worm poop, you’ll be using the same basic approach. This approach is called the scientific method. The scientific method is simply a logical way of discovering things about the world. (Read On)

Phineas L. MacGuire’s Astronomy Bookshelf


I love looking up at a dark, starry sky. It fills me with a sense of wonder and a curiosity to learn more about what’s going on up there. I also love books of all kinds. So you won’t be surprised to hear that I have a lot of books about astronomy. For every hour I’ve spent outside with a telescope, I’ve probably spent dozens of hours reading books about observing. That’s the great thing about any hobby. It’s fun just thinking about it. (Read On)