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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
This balloon-powered car project is a great way for your kid to learn about energy and how it can be used efficiently.
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
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 understand the scientific concept of evaporation with this fun outdoor science activity.
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
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.
Second Grade
Life Science
Try this experiment to give your curious kid a more 'solid' understanding of how temperature affects the states of matter.
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
Create a mini plant habitat with your kid to help teach him what it takes to make an ecosystem work.
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
Inspire your child to learn about an amazing animal as she creates her very own polar bear habitat.
Second Grade
Plants, Animals & the Earth
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

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