June 27, 2020

Sensory bottles are a good way to focus on the details of natural objects, such as the wrinkly textures on a lichen-covered twig or the detailed vein patterns on a leaf.

Materials:

  • Empty plastic bottles

  • Distilled water

  • Natural objects

Directions:

  1. Go on...

June 17, 2020

This is a fun activity where you can build your own coral structure out of eggshells and explore the impact that acid can have on undersea creatures.  I had fun making my own coral-like structure. (See picture).

If you have an allergy to eggs you can use sidewalk chalk...

June 8, 2020

There are so many interesting and easy science activities you can do with real eggs! This classic naked egg experiment is very cool and easy to set up. The only difficult part is waiting! A whole week in fact is what you need to wait.

RUBBER EGG EXPERIMENT

YOU WILL NEED:

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June 4, 2020

One of the easiest ways to teach your child the concept of weight is to illustrate how the simple scale works. You can make it together with your child. It is a great way to get your child thinking, talking, exploring and actively participating in the process. 

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June 2, 2020

To make this rainbow in a jar, the students are exploring density by layering sugar water to make a rainbow. The materials are all things you most likely already have on hand.

You Will Need:

Approx. 2 cups of warm tap water

1/2 cup measuring cup

1 Tablespoon measuring spoo...

June 1, 2020

This activity changes plain white rice into any color rice you want it to be.  Let your imagination go wild.  You can experiment by adding different colors of food coloring into the bag and creating your own unique colors.  Once the rice is dry you can use it to add te...

June 1, 2020

Have you dyed white flowers by adding food coloring to the water they are in? In this activity we’ll see whether the amount of food coloring we add to the water changes how thoroughly the flower petals are dyed.

Materials:   ...

May 29, 2020

Fizzy art is a fun activity for the kids that combines science with colorful process art. It only requires a few basic supplies. 

Supplies:

· Baking soda

· Cups for fizzy paint

· Cardstock or watercolor paper

· Art tray or baking sheet

· Liquid watercolors or food coloring

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May 29, 2020

To do this experiment you need the following

1 cup of oil

1/2 cup of water

food colouring and

1 tablet of alka seltzer

In your clear container...pour in oil and water...then add 5 drops of food colouring of your choice.


Now with your parent's help drop in one tablet of al...

May 26, 2020

One of the most important groups of creatures on our planet are the decomposers. They work with bacteria, fungus, and mold to break down old plant and animal material. When they break down these materials, they clean up what would otherwise make a giant mess and they r...

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