The fun way to spark curiosity in science

Start an adventure into science with monthly hands-on kits and educational digital experiences.

Part of the Curiosity Box family

Michael Stevens

“MEL Science makes serious stuff: their kits impress kids and encourage thinking unlike anything else I’ve seen out there.”

Kevin Lieber

“I wish I had something like this when I was a kid. I’m so happy it exists for today’s generation.”

Jake Roper

“These kits are amazing! They make experiments and learning accessible, fun, and exciting!”

Hundreds of hands-on experiments

giving you new ways to bond with your kids.

50+ unique digital experiences

making your kids’ screen-time more worthwhile.

One subscription

Hands-on kits delivered monthly to your home, plus digital experiences available anytime.

From $55.00/month.

Pause or cancel at any point.

Curious to make scientific discoveries at home?

Get a monthly dose of discovery, valuable bonding-time, and fun, with hundreds of hands-on experiments. But safety first. All our kits are tested in labs and certified as child-friendly and safe for home use.

STEM 5–10+
Let your kids assemble an eco-friendly microscope, launch digital space rockets from your couch, and learn through play.
Physics 8–14+
Engage your kids to create models of everyday devices, understand how they work, and rediscover physics with virtual reality.
Chemistry 10–16+
Make memories with your kids’ first chemistry lab, conduct safe experiments, and travel inside molecules with virtual reality.
Vsauce’s favorite brain food delivered to your door quarterly.
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Mix and match

Different hands-on kits for every subject. Pick a topic, or mix-and-match them as you please. Do you have two kids, or just need more kits per month? Add more and save money.

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Digital experiences

Technology can teach

Together with hands-on kits, your kids get access to immersive experiences, including an interactive mobile app, virtual and augmented reality. Let your kids immerse themselves in the world of science.

Video guides

No more boring instructions — let the app lead your kids through hands-on kits with interactive instructions.

Virtual reality experiences

When immersed in virtual reality, science is so real your kids can almost touch it.

Curiosity Box guides

Michael Stevens will walk you through the curiosities step-by-step in the MEL Science app.

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Loved by curious minds

Over 3 million followers have enthusiastically shared their scientific experiences.

Approved 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

Still have questions?

What is MEL Science?
MEL Science is an educational subscription that offers 100+ hands-on projects delivered monthly and 50+ digital experiences available anytime.
What does it cost?
Subscription starts at $55.00/month.
What is the recommended age range?
Every subject has a recommended age range. When subscribing, you can choose subjects based on your kids’ age.
Is it safe?
We have made every effort to ensure that our hands-on projects are as safe as possible.
  • They comply with the US CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) requirements for educational sets.
  • Our hands-on chemistry projects comply with The European Committee for Standardization’s (CEN) special list of substances allowed in children’s chemistry sets (EN 71-4).
  • None of our projects include explosives.
  • All of them have been tested with kids and include detailed, visual step-by-step instructions.
Can I buy projects separately?
Currently there is no such option. However, we hope to introduce this opportunity soon.
Can I cancel / pause my subscription?
You can pause or cancel your subscription at any time with one click in the My Account tab. You can also reactivate your subscription at any time.
How can I pay for it?
We currently accept payment by Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.
How can I buy it as a gift?
You can easily gift a subscription to MEL Science. A gift can be purchased here.
Can schools subscribe?
Please get in touch with our customer support service at  1 (855) 971-2330 or to discuss introducing MEL Science to your classrooms.
What is Curiosity Box?
Curiosity Box is a collection of Vsauce’s favorite science toys, puzzles, books, games, and more delivered right to your door! Every item is hand-selected by Michael Stevens, Kevin Lieber, and Jake Roper.
Why did MEL Science join forces with Curiosity Box?
Vsauce’s Curiosity Box and MEL Science merged to create the world’s largest science box subscription.

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