Get two innovative chemistry sets every month, delivered by mail

4–6 new experiments every month delivered to your door

Our kits are safe and made for the home

Spend time together in an interesting and educational way

Heather Knight

Heather Knight

My son is 12 and MEL Chemistry continues to inspire and encourage his fascination with chemistry. The experiments with expanded explanations through the smartphone app and website links add a greater depth than most of the science toys available.

Why kits with MEL Chemistry experiments are useful for your child

Education and enter­tain­ment go hand in hand

For every experiment you get a detailed description, which will help your child to gain a full understanding of each experiment.

A fun and interesting way of spending time together

Spend the weekend together doing an interesting and useful activity, and over the next few days your child can find out more about science independently using our app and website.

Makes science more entertaining

With our interesting and diverse experiments, your child can study science in practice, not in theory.

4-6 new experiments every month

Once a month you will get two kits with 4-6 different experiments.

100% safe

The kits comply with European safety norms EN 71-4. There are no experiments with explosions.

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What's in the kits?

Each MEL Chemistry kit contains equipment you need to conduct experiments:

  • Chemical reagents
  • Additional components
  • Graphic, step-by-step instructions

App for studying chemistry

Use the special app from MEL Chemistry to study chemistry in more depth.

Turn your smartphone or tablet into a virtual microscope, through which you can look at molecules and atoms in 3D, just like in a film!

  • Molecules and crystals in 3D
  • Virtual reality mode
  • Video with experiments
Danielle Rose Masters

Danielle Rose Masters

We have been very impressed with the kit and the experiments. The lab assignments online is a wonderful addition. This is an incredibly well put together kit. Thank you so much for providing a much needed resource.

You will get a Starter Kit to kick-start your subscription

Starter kit
The starter kit contains the equipment required to conduct all the MEL Chemistry experiments. You'll use the items in this kit many times.
Darci Burchers

Darci Burchers

We received our MEL Chemistry kit last week. We downloaded the app and put together the VR glasses before starting an experiment. Both took only a couple minutes, and my daughter enjoyed viewing molecules with the glasses. The kit is user-friendly and had enough reagents to run each experiment a few times. She made the sugar snake and tin hedgehog. They both worked well and she had a lot of fun.<br> I am very impressed with how MEL has organized the kits and support for the experiments, they were worth the wait!

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MEL Chemistry kits will suit your child if:

Your child is interested in science and aged from 9 to 14

The school curriculum doesn't have enough practical chemistry lessons

Your child hasn't started studying chemistry at school yet, but you want to inspire them with an interest in science

Your child is in home schooling

Kristie Marie

Kristie Marie

I signed up to supplement my son's science instruction (he's homeschooled). He was most excited at first about getting his own set of Google Cardboard, but he really enjoys the experiments. He's invited his cousin along and now we have "science day" at Grandma's and we all do the experiments together. It's a lot of fun and the kids really think it is neat. I like it because it is stoking their interest in science and showing them that it can be a lot of fun.

Look at all the interesting things your child can study over one and a half years

Tin hedgehog

A zinc pellet turns into a hedgehog!

Hot ice

Liquid instatly turns into hot ice!

Copper coral

Copper grows from iron wire like a coral in the sea

Galaxy in a flask

The solution in the flask glows when we add potassium hexacyanoferrate

Tin dendrite

Metal trees grow before your very eyes!

Martian rust

An iron nail turns red in a solution of copper salt

How it works



Just enter your address and payment details. You can cancel the subscription at any time.


Get two kits and a starter kit in the first month

After you subscribe, you'll get a starter kit and the first two kits for conducting experiments.


Get two kits with new experiments every month

At the start of each month, you'll receive a package with two kits for conducting incredible experiments, delivered to your home (or workplace). Each kit contains 2-3 experiments.


The whole family can spend time together doing entertaining experiments

Start a new exciting tradition—conduct experiments with the family on weekends!

Join MEL Science right now

Don't put it off, start learning about the world around you!

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Any more questions?

Read the answers to frequently asked questions or ask your own question.

What set will I receive if I start now, instead of starting at the beginning of the school year?

Each month there are two new topics; the experiment sets this month include experiments illustrating these topics. Everyone will receive the same sets each month. You can check the full list of topics for the entire year to see what sets you will receive each month. The topics are looped so that the start date of your subscription does not matter; you will eventually receive all 38 experiment sets.

How much does it cost?

Each month you will be receiving a pair of experiment kits. Please visit our registration page to check out the prices.

Is it safe?

Yes, it is. We have made every effort to ensure that our experiments are as safe as possible:

  • In the EU there is 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 the experiments include explosions.
  • We identified the safest way to carry out each experiment.
  • All experiments have been tested in schools and/or in after-school clubs.
  • Each experiment includes very detailed, visual step-by-step instructions.
  • There is an instructional video for each experiment.
How old should a child be to perform MEL Chemistry experiments?

12 years old or older

How do I use the sets if I have several kids?

There are two options:

  1. Order one subscription and create several child accounts on your profile. You will still receive only one box, but your children will be able to use their own individual accounts to answer questions, upload videos, etc. Most of the weekly chemistry boxes contain enough reagents for two repeats of each experiment.
  2. Order several subscriptions, so that each child gets his/her own box. Right now you will have to create several accounts for that.
Can I buy an individual experiment set?

Currently there is no such option.

Can I order additional reagents to repeat the experiment more times?

Each experiment set includes enough reagents to repeat each experiment at least two times. Right now, it is not possible to order more reagents from us. But you can always buy reagents from online stores.

Does each set contain enough reagents to repeat an experiment several times?

All the experiment sets include enough reagents for at least two repeats of each included experiment.

Can I cancel or pause my subscription?

You can cancel your subscription at any time, in one click from your profile. You can also reactivate your subscription at any time, you will not be billed again for the Starter kit.

Do I need to pay for shipping?

No, you do not need to pay anything additional for shipping. The shipping cost is included in the subscription price.

Can I prepay for an entire year in advance?

We charge you each month when the experiment sets are ready to be sent. There is no prepayment option.

Can I buy MEL Chemistry as a gift?

You can, but you need to create a separate account for that. There can be only one shipment address associated with each MEL Science account.

To which countries do you ship MEL Chemistry?

Our subscription is limited to the following countries: the United States, the United Kingdom, and Russia.

We are a school; can we subscribe to this service?

Right now MEL Science is limited to individuals. Please contact us and we will let you know when we are ready to start working with schools.

Subscribe now to dive deep into the world of chemistry!

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