During the dark and troubled times of the covid-19 pandemic, parents have had to take on a whole new role for their students due to closing schools or fear for safety. The role parents have taken on might seem like an over baring amount of stress, especially when it comes to science. This article helps alleviate that stress, giving teachers an idea of what parents are to expect when it comes to teaching science. This article offers "probes" or questions that help stimulate thinking to help gain ideas the child might already be curious about. It also gives an example of a probe using shadows and how to alter the size of the shadow. Experimentation is improtant for students when learning science. This article allows children to make predicitons and then determine if they were right or wrong. This article is a great way to help parents or educators teach science and how to do so with probing questions.