Here's a fun activity that will have your child researching, collecting, and charting plant specimens from the neighborhood.
This activity is a great introduction to polymer chemistry. It might seem complicated, but all you'll need is the material found inside of a baby's diaper!
A science scavenger hunt can be a fun way to learn about science. Test your child's knowledge of scientific terms with this science scavenger hunt.
Make sourdough bread...and learn some colonial history and modern science in the process!
In this activity, find out who the flowers' "partners in crime" are by being a flower spy!
Try this simple activity with your middle schooler to help him develop an understanding of why scientific classification systems exist and how they work.
This bread mold experiment will help your child learn about mold, and he'll develop important hypothesis-making and experiment-designing skills.
Here's a way to make history both interesting and relevant: design a garden using plants that were used by people in colonial times!
In this middle school activity, your child will learn how to press plants and create her very own herbarium, or plant library! Here's how:
Show your middle schooler how a quick whirl of spinach in the blender will reveal the cobwebby "stuff"--or DNA--of life!