The investigations in Explore It! provide an experiential foundation for the development of concepts aligned with the national standards that are addressed in formal school curricula. Explore It! provides a series of science experiences for students ages 8–12 in both out-of-school programs and within the classroom. Subjects covered include soda science, cake chemistry, wiring a house, exploring foods, and sinking and floating. The activities are meant to help students understand science concepts through everyday items and actions.