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Second Grade Science Activities and Experiments

Browse through our Second Grade science activities & experiments. We have many Second Grade science activities to keep your student learning on the fly, all year long. For more in depth science projects, take a look at the Science Fair Project Ideas section of the site.

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Magic, science, or household cleanser?  Let your second grader decide with this practical, nontoxic chemistry experiment with acids and bases.
Second Grade
Physical Science
Air invisible; it doesn't make sounds; you can't pick it up and throw it.  So how do we know it exists?  Help your second grade scientist figure it out.
Second Grade
Physical Science
Help your child experiment with the combination of acid and baking soda by making these homemade bath bombs!
Second Grade
Physical Science
Does your child always demand to know why the sky is blue, how the sun moves across the sky, or where wind comes from?
Second Grade
Earth & Space Science
Add some fun to arts and crafts by having your child make a self portrait using nature as her palette.
Second Grade
Nature Activities
Your 2nd grader can build a balloon powered car to learn about energy and how it can be used efficiently.
Second Grade
Physical Science
Put your second grade scientist to work this Fourth of July with our colorful 'liquid fireworks' project!
Second Grade
Physical Science
This project can help prepare your child for a trip to the tide pools, or give him a way to remember some of the many creatures he saw during his visit.
Second Grade
Plants, Animals & the Earth
The next time you've got a restless second grade earth scientist on your hands, use this experiment to demonstrate crystals and make a tasty treat, too!
Second Grade
Physical Science
This activity provides a solution to all those leaves on your doorstep, while also giving your child a fun science lesson.
Second Grade
Life Science
Help your child understand the scientific concept of evaporation with this fun outdoor science activity.
Second Grade
Physical Science
Beetles come in many shapes and colors. Here's how your second grade child can create his own beetles to paint and play with!
Second Grade
Life Science
Help your child build a mini ecosystem with this fun activity, which will have your second grader learning about science while constructing a terrarium.
Second Grade
Life Science
You don't need to wait for rain to see a rainbow. Make one yourself, and teach your child about light and weather in the process.
Second Grade
Nature Activities

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