Your middle schooler keeps asking you questions like "why is the sky blue?" or "where do butterflies come from?". Then this is the article for you. There are 20 different projects for you and your child to have fun and learn! STEM education is so important for young people as is grows them into problem solvers and people who think critically. Theses projects teach subjects like genetics, engineering, physics, and physiology in ways that your middle schooler will understand and enjoy. Create a backyard weather station, or create the tallest tower out of pasta noodles. Make you ask them questions and really encourage them to think critically about why these experiments work! Read them below!