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Liz Lee Heinecke

About The Author

Liz Heinecke has loved science since she was old enough to inspect her first butterfly. After working in molecular biology research for ten years, she left the lab to kick off a new chapter in her life, journaling about science adventures with her three kids on

Liz shares her enthusiasm for science via her website, regular TV appearances, speaking engagements, and her books: Kitchen Science Lab for Kids (Quarry Books), Outdoor Science Lab for Kids (Quarry Books), STEAM Lab for Kids (Quarry Books), Star Wars Maker Lab (DK), Kitchen Science Lab for Kids, Edible Edition (Quarry Books), The Kitchen Pantry Scientist: Chemistry for Kids (Quarry Books), The Kitchen Pantry Scientist: Biology for Kids (Quarry Books), and “RADIANT: The Dancer, The Scientist and a Friendship Forged in Light”(Grand Central Publishing.)

Most days, you’ll find Liz at home in Minnesota— reading, writing, creating science experiments, singing, and occasionally playing the banjo. Liz graduated from Luther College with a B.A. in art and received her master’s degree in bacteriology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Books by Liz Lee Heinecke