Life Science Activities & Experiments

Life science activities & experiments that help show your child the fun side of learning science. From easy life science activities to more advanced, we've got you covered.

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In this science experiment, your child will test the strength of hollow structures in order to understand how strong bird bones really are.
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Do plants breathe? Not exactly. They do respire though! This activity will help your kid with see that plants are producing the oxygen we need to survive.
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Beetles come in many shapes and colors. Here's how your second grade child can create his own beetles to paint and play with!
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Help your child create a working lung model that fills with air just like the lungs inside of his own chest when he breathes.
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Learn how to grow an avocado plant indoors with your 1st grader in this hands-on gardening activity.
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This educated-guessing game is great for preschoolers. This activity helps your child work on her reasoning skills.
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This experiment works due to a simple principle: plants need light. Build a shoebox maze and watch the plant work though the obstacle course, searching for sun.
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Help your child create a tasty treat that will demonstrate exactly how frogs survive a freezing season.
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Show your fourth grader how to see her heart in action. Make a simple device out of a drinking straw and clay to help her spot the movement of her pulse!
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Help your first grader design and create his very own bird feeder out of an empty milk carton.
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What happens when eyes see something that the brain knows cannot be true? In this science activity, the brain has to "fudge" it when interpreting what you see.
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Who knew that you could make beads out of rose petals? Not only can it be done, but the beads smell wonderful!
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Teach your child to dye eggs with natural ingredients from the grocery store. From pink to gold, these eggs are perfect for hiding, hunting or simply munching.
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Invite your third grader to do taste test science to observe how a strawberry tastes when it is paired with various condiments. The results may be surprising!
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Trick your eye with this easy-to-make animation flip book! It's a fun way to learn about persistence of vision and is creative enough to entertain anyone.
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Make some easy homemade yogurt with your kindergarten scientist, and see what a few 'live' bacteria can do in the right conditions!
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Help your child get to know the least-appreciated of the five senses, the sense of smell, with a smelling station.
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Here's an arts and crafts guide for your high-school teenager that'll help her create a naturalist drawing and painting.
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Feed your birds from kitchen leftovers and give your first grader some excellent scientific practice in identifying our feathered friends.
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Help your child learn about animal classification with this fun and delicious activity.

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