4M’s Green Science Kits can teach young science enthusiasts how to harness the power of wind and convert it into electricity, desalinate water, harness the light of the sun to power a solar rover using a recycled soda can, and create a cloud in the palm of their hand. Many of the lessons found in these kits can apply to climate issues today.

The award-winning 4M Green Science Weather Science Kit is the perfect gift for any young meteorologist or budding scientist. It includes six exciting activities that help children understand how real-world weather works. Kids can experiment with static electricity that causes lightning, make clouds right in their palm, build a desktop water cycle model, watch air currents that produce wind, and study the greenhouse effect along with acid rain.

Their Windmill Generator is a hand-on learning experience that teaches the value of renewable energy. The windmill generator uses green science to harness wind power and light an LED bulb.

The Potato Clock kit teaches young minds the value of green energy in an illuminating way. The Potato Clock uses a pair of ordinary spuds to power a digital clock. This kit includes a digital clock, wires and prongs; two potatoes are all that’s needed to create a working clock. This kit is ideal for young science enthusiasts, and offers a valuable lesson on the transformative power of green science.

The 4M Solar Rover Kit teaches children how to harness the light of the sun to power everyday objects. Transform a recycled soda can into a solar-powered rover. This kit includes all the parts necessary to build one solar-powered car.

For more than 25 years, 4M has encouraged curious young minds as a leader in innovative and educational products. STEAM concepts are increasingly recognized around the world as essential tools for integrated development. 4M toys continue to be ahead of the trend, focusing on bringing new concepts and technologies to the global market.

The youngest person to graduate from college was Michael Kearney at age 10 in 1994, earning a bachelor’s degree in anthropology. At age 14, he finished his master’s degree in chemistry, and at 18 he obtained his master’s degree in computer science from Vanderbilt University. At 22, he completed his Ph.D in chemistry.


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