Perfect for teachers, parents, and budding scientists!
Fun science activities to try at home or in the classroom!
DIY Experiment Articles
Children and parents will investigate the properties (look, feel, smell, etc.) of a substance that isn't quite a solid or liquid.
Children and parents will investigate another substance that isn't quite a solid or liquid.
Children will observe a demonstration of “Digestion in a zipper bag.” Lesson plan available online.
ANIMALS ALL AROUND US
Participants will be able to handle live insects, and discuss their lifestyles with volunteers.
Children can handle furs, play camouflage games, and color camouflaged animal pictures.
UP, UP, & AWAY!
Children can practice flying paper airplanes, and modify a plane to take with them.
Children can use a straw and a cotton ball to simulate wind blowing clouds.
Floating & Falling
Using a fan and a cylinder, a vertical wind chamber will be created. Children and parents can use helicopter patterns, Dixie cups, and assorted paper materials to make items to test in the wind chamber.
Health in Your World
Your Bones & Muscles
What makes your muscles burn? Get moving and learning with this simple experiment, no materials needed.
Your Heart & Circulatory System
Use your own heartbeat to learn about your heart and circulatory system. All you need is a timer!
Your Lungs and Respiratory System
All you need is a straw for this oxygen-centered experiment!
Your Digestive System
Test your tastebuds with this simple yet effective look into your digestive system.