Earth Science Activities & Experiments

Introduce your child to Earth Science concepts like weather, the solar system, and rocks and minerals with these educational and fun Earth Science activities. Nothing demonstrates science like hands-on experiences do! Kids will delight as they see the Earth around them in a whole new way and parents will love bonding with their kids through these creative activities. Next, try exploring physical science activities.

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In this math and science activity, help your middleschooler learn about proportion and measurement with just her shadow and a tape measure!
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This activity will help your child review science concepts, learn new ones, and become familiar with examples of various concepts in science. Plus, it's fun!
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Create your own cloud with an activity that will explain how important concepts such as evaporation, condensation, and precipitation work.
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Your third grader will be amazed at the explosive combination of vinegar and baking soda in these chocolate volcano cupcakes with white chocolate "lava."
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Your kid will delight in creating an extraterrestrial vehicle from goods found around the house. There's no telling where her imagination will go!
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Here's a guide to starting a community clean-up project from scratch.
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There are hundreds of properties in rocks which you can describe, so get your geology goggles on and get ready to rock your child's science skills.
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Recreate the fantastic phenomena of solar eclipses with your child using just a flashlight, a quarter, and her very own face!
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Show your child the solar system and let him explore the stars and space by creating a painting. It's a fun and easy way capture your child's imagination.
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This activity is a great way to stretch the boundaries of your child's imagination and build up important critical thinking skills.
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Turn an abstract lesson into a practical craft with the fun and colorful creation of dough earth layers!
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Introduce your fourth grader to the concepts of solstices by observing the length of her shadow on the shortest day of the year, compared to other solstices.
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Is your little scientist up for a rocky challenge? Let them make their own geode rocks using eggs and epsom salts!
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Blend science and math to explore a very important first grade social studies question: does our planet contain more land or more water?
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Has your child ever played weatherman? Try this science activity that lets kids try their hands at observing and predicting the weather.
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This homemade barometer allows your little scientist to contemplate and compare different air and weather conditions.
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Have your little astronaut create her own crater-filled moon with this fun craft project that encourages learning about the final frontier.
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This weather spinner will improve your second or third grader's observation skills by encouraging her to examine and track weather details and patterns.
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This easy at-home experiment is a great way to "see" science.
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Are you looking for an out-of-this world activity that's both fun and educational? This solar system garland is a great way to introduce your kid to astronomy.

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