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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Here's an easy experiment that lets your first grader practice the scientific method, while watching a caterpillar eat.
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Want to help make studying the nervous system a little more fun? This thinking cap is a great way to learn external human brain anatomy.
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This second grade arts and crafts activity is all about caterpillars emerging from their cocoons as butterflies.
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This activity provides a solution to all those leaves on your doorstep, while also giving your child a fun science lesson.
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Here's a fun math and science activity: help your first-grader explore four different kinds of measurement, using his hand and a few simple household tools.
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Hatch a praying mantis egg case in a homemade habitat with your child's help! This is an amazing experiment in science and nature for kids of any age.
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Here's a way to make history both interesting and relevant: design a garden using plants that were used by people in colonial times!
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Observe with your third grader what happens when food starts to decompose, and boost science skills simultaneously with this experiment!
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First graders are learning to think like scientists. What better place to start, then by raising tadpoles? This hands-on activity explores science in action!
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Combine science with reading and art to help your first grader create an attractive holiday gift for a beloved friend or relative.
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This activity works well with a group or just with a parent and child, and it can make a great party game since it's both fun and inexpensive.
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Help your child create a magical miniature garden in the most unlikely of places: a recycled plastic bottle!
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Introduce your child to the importance of preserving the world's biodiversity by turning a lesson on endangered species into a fun game for the whole family.
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Your fourth grader will be astonished to discover the significance and intricacies of his spine as he builds a model of a human vertebral column.
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In this activity, find out who the flowers' "partners in crime" are by being a flower spy!
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Forget store-bought dyes this Easter: color your Easter eggs with natural dyes made with ingredients from your own kitchen in this 1st grade activity.
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In this game, players will learn interesting facts about animal adaption and practice them using a fun matching card game!
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Try this simple activity with your middle schooler to help him develop an understanding of why scientific classification systems exist and how they work.
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Here's a fun activity that will have your child researching, collecting, and charting plant specimens from the neighborhood.
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The fish most kids see is usually filleted, and it's hard to see how it came from a lake or sea. This cool gyotaku activity blends life science with art!

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