Middle School Science Activities and Experiments

Middle school science activities can make learning science fun. Without the pressure of the science fair, these hands-on projects will excite kids about possibilities and power of science. Middle schoolers might be bored by textbooks, but love to see science in action. If you need a way to get your middle schooler excited about physical science, earth science or chemistry, try these science activities.

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Learn how matter transmits sound with a simple, hands-on experiment using sand, water and air.
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Illustrate the idea of light refraction with this exciting and mystifying experiment.
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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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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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In this activity, find out who the flowers' "partners in crime" are by being a flower spy!
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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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