Chemistry course

Hands-on experiments, VR lessons, and live chemistry classes with science teachers. Ages 10—16+.
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Look what you can do at home!

Over 50 chemistry experiments with monthly delivery. Certified safe. Fun for the whole family.

Tin dendrite

A metal tree grows before your very eyes!

Fire foam

Ignite hydrogen soap bubbles!

Magic liquid

Make water change colors!

Sugar snake

Grow a black snake out of sugar!

Igniting iron

So you think iron doesn’t burn?

More exciting experiments every month

How it works

1.

Subscribe to MEL Science

Choose to start with the Chemistry course. You can switch to another science course at any time. Starting from $26.20 per month.

2.

Get new experiments monthly

Receive a chemistry set for kids with 2—3 experiments delivered to your door every month. Plus a free Starter Kit and VR headset with the first package!

3.

Learn chemistry

Gain access to our educational platform with VR chemistry lessons, a virtual assistant, and live lessons with professional chemistry teachers.

4.

No commitment

You can switch to Physics or STEM at any time. You can also pause or cancel your subscription in a few clicks from your profile.

Make your kids fall in love with science

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What's in the course:

Starter kit with VR headset

20+ chemistry sets

Educational platform

Live lessons

Starter kit with VR headset

But first, we’ll send you your own Lab Kit

A chemistry kit with eight tools valued at over $50 — free with our subscription.
This comprehensive Starter kit contains all the equipment you’ll need to conduct your experiments. It also includes accessories for your smartphone or tablet to help you learn chemistry more effectively. You’ll use the items in this chemistry kit repeatedly throughout your subscription.

What’s in the Starter kit:

• Borosilicate glass beaker and flask
• Macro lens
• Safety glasses and a tray
• VR headset
• Smartphone/tablet stand
• Solid fuel burner
20+ chemistry sets

Each experiment set contains all the necessary tools and reagents

Tin

But will it burn?

Colorful chemistry

Chemistry of monsters

Crystals

Cyanotype

Educational platform

Dive deeper into science

MEL Science is much more than just a chemistry subscription box — it is an educational platform. The MEL Science app actively engages kids in the learning process. Forget memorizing formulas — learn through firsthand experience!

VR lessons

Develop a deeper understanding of chemistry by actually observing molecules from the inside

Atoms in solids

Electron orbitals

Periodic table

Atomic mass

Molecules

Make a molecule

Virtual assistant

Go beyond boring instructions — let real scientists guide your kids through their chemistry kits with interactive instructions.

Live lessons

Study with professional teachers

Not science savvy? Entrust your kids’ education to the professionals. Get exclusive access to live lessons with our rock-star tutors and ask any tricky science questions in the live chat.

Recommended by parents

3000+ five-star reviews from happy customers.

My son and hubby are closer than ever since my husband doesn’t usually get much of a chance to help our son with school work. This helps them both enjoy their love of science together.

Jenny Calabrese, IL

Best birthday gift ever! The VR part is totally mind blowing. The app contributes a lot to the fun and learning, but you can still keep it screen free doing just these science subscription boxes.

Keith McConnail, NY

A great way to incorporate real science into homeschool — as close as having a science lab as you can get at home. Safe and clean to keep parents calm and so much fun learning for the kids!

Kasey Robbs, CA

Loved by kids

3 million followers love watching our science videos on social media and sharing their #melscience experience. Join us and spread the science!

Endorsed by experts

This is one of the most exciting and ambitious home-chemistry educational projects I’ve seen.

by Royal Society of Chemistry

The classic chemistry set gets a 21st-century upgrade.

 

MEL’s apps for smartphones and tablets should distract kids from game consoles.

by American Chemical Society

Why MEL Science?

1.

Proven to improve academic performance

Research conducted by the New Jersey Institute of Technology shows that our lessons help children score higher on exams and further their progress by 20.3%.

2.

Certified safe and tested in labs

Each experiment kit complies with US and EU safety regulations, meeting the strictest standards and making it completely safe for home use.

3.

Expertly built by scientists and parents

Our team has over 10 PhDs in science—and a growing number of children of all ages. As scientists, educators, and parents, we know what we’re doing (and who we’re doing it for).

4.

Education disguised as entertainment

More than 3 million followers worldwide enjoy watching our science videos on social media. And doing the experiments yourself is even more fun!

Still have questions?

What does the subscription consist of?
The physical aspect of the MEL Science subscription consists of monthly delivery of a box with hands-on experiments covering a designated topic. Digitally, you receive access to VR/AR lessons packs in Chemistry, Physics, and basic STEM, as well as access to live webinars conducted by rock-star science teachers. Every subscriber also gets access to the MEL Science app, where you can find a virtual assistant to make the experiments easier and a wide range of science content.
How much does it cost?
Subscriptions start at $26/mo.
What is the recommended age range for the product?
When you press “Get started,” you will be offered a choice of multiple courses. Each course has its own age range: STEM is recommended for children ages 5 and up, Physics for children ages 8 and up, and Chemistry for children ages 10 and up.
Are the experiments safe?
Yes, they are. We have made every effort to ensure that our experiments are as safe as possible:
  • MEL Science kits comply with the US CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) requirements for educational sets and have confirmation from the CPSC Official on this.
  • The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) has compiled a special list of substances that are allowed in children’s chemistry sets (EN 71-4). We only use substances from this list.
  • None of our experiments include explosions.
  • We painstakingly identify the safest way to carry out each experiment.
  • All experiments have been tested with kids.
  • Each experiment includes very detailed, visual step-by-step instructions.
Can I buy individual MEL Science kits?
Currently there is no such option; however, we hope to introduce this opportunity in the near future.
Does each set contain enough reagents to repeat an experiment several times?
The vast majority of the experiment sets include enough reagents to conduct each experiment at least twice.
Can I cancel or pause my subscription?
You can pause or cancel your subscription at any time with one click from your profile. You can also reactivate your subscription at any time.
Do I need to pay for shipping?
There are no additional charges when shipping to US addresses.
How can I pay for my subscription?
We currently accept payment by Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.
We are a school; can we subscribe to this service?
Please contact our customer support service at 1 (855) 971-2330 or schools@melscience.com to discuss introducing the MEL Science subscription to your classrooms.

This course is part of the MEL Science subscription