Let your young scientist explore a brave new world of sound with an experiment that just requires a handful of common household items.
Take a nature walk in your backyard or local park to find one object for every letter of the alphabet. Then put them together in this handy nature book.
Breathe new life into Thanksgiving legends by getting your kindergartener into character this holiday with a nifty Native American vest.
In this simple and social activity, children use size comparison skills to find objects in nature that are bigger, smaller, longer, and shorter.
In this activity, your kid has your permission to get his socks nice and filthy. In fact, it's a necessity, because those socks are going to make a garden.
Can't make it to the beach? Bring the science of ocean waves home with this fun earth science-related craft.
Invite your kindergarten marine biologist to practice in scientific identification and categorization while she creates a lovely treasure box.
First grade science often covers solids, liquids, and gases. This silly science explores serious facts about the difference between all three.
This simple experiment serves as an introduction to the greenhouse effect.
Here's a fun at-home activity that will help your child strengthen math skills using high and low temperature data, and become a master temperature tracker!
These kid-approved chicken strips are not only easy to make and quick cooking, they're also gluten-free.
Does your middle school teenager have good reflexes? Gauge his reaction time in this science and math activity that requires only a yardstick and a friend.
In this plant habitats activity, children play the role of an ecologist and take surveys of different areas to discover the best habitat for dandelions.
Boys might wrinkle their noses at the thought of gardening, but we guarantee they'll like this activity! Make a recycled terrarium full of bug-eating plants.
Which do you prefer: real or artificial? Try this sweet little taste experiment to help your kids develop a better awareness of the food they consume.
Get your fifth grader involved in some earth science by helping her plan and create her very own rock collection.
Here's an experiment that will have your child experimenting with cake ingredients to learn about the chemical reactions that happen when a cake's in the oven.
Here's a classic celery science experiment that uses celery and food coloring to demonstrate how plants absorb water.
This taste buds science experiment demonstrates how strongly our sense of smell controls what we taste.
Show your child how and why the microwave works, while demonstrating just how strangely foods can behave while inside the crazy cooker.
Help your fifth grader execute this experiment involving a lit candle (submerged in water!) to show him the wonders of heat energy transference.
Here's a fun activity to reinforce the physics concept of stored energy for your middle schooler.
We all know water and oil don't mix, but it's often difficult for students to grasp the difficulty of cleaning up an oil spill.
Set your teen on the beat in a real world "crime scene" investigation. Can he tell whose fingerprints are on a drinking glass?
Take a look at forensic science with your child. She'll learn how to take a shoe impression, just like the detectives do!
In this experiment, your middle schooler will chart the effects of oil on a feather in order to grasp the tragic effects of oil spills on wildlife.
Have you or your child ever heard that nursery rhyme and wondered just what curds and whey are anyway? Do this simple experiment together to find out!
By using static electricity generated from their body, a child can cause a small fluorescent lamp bulb to light up!
Looking for a way to help your teen explore the fun side of physics? How about a round of Saturday morning cartoons?
Experiment with the wonders of pressure and condensation by crushing a soda can with nothing but air and water!
Here is a nifty science experiment using Epsom salts to make "frost" appear on a piece of glass.
Grow borax crystals and get your child excited about Earth science with this crafty science experiment.
Turn the common time killer of constructing paper airplanes into a lesson on the physics of aerodynamics and flight with this fun science activity.
Before digital cameras, before Polaroids, there was the original pinhole camera. Build a pinhole camera and see what true vintage photography looks like!
Show your child how to construct a homemade thermometer. It's hands-on fun and a great way to complement what he's learning about this instrument in school.
Can you think of a way of cleaning dirty water using the sun? In this activity, you will be making a "solar still" that is able to do just that!
Invite your middle schooler to bungee jump ... with eggs! This experiment will demonstrate Newton's laws of physics in an entertaining way.
Household items and a bit of imagination will create a CSI kit for your child to have investigative adventures with. Explore the world of forensic science!
Does your child know that salt water conducts electricity? This simple experiment will show how salt water acts as a conductor to electrical currents.
In this activity, your child will make her own "quicksand" to better understand how a substance can be both fluid and solid at the same time.
With a clear bottle and a few plastic straws, you can easily make a hummingbird feeder and demonstrate the effects of atmospheric pressure at the same time!
Start thinking about how the internet works by assembling an Ethernet cable of your own!
Experiment with magnetism in this 8th grade science activity in which your child will create a working compass using a steel needle, magnet, and jar.
Kids are sure to be entranced by the magic of the ocean when they create their very own ocean in a bottle.
Here are three activities you can do at home and around town to bring algebra into your daily lives.
Believe it or not, the common spud has enough electrochemical energy to power a small digital clock. Show your sixth grader how!
Every time a sound is produced it emits a sound wave. This experiment demonstrates how sound travels, using nothing more than a spoon and a string!
On the next chilly, winter day, invite your fifth grader to make a hand warmer by experimenting with the loaded combination of a few natural ingredients.
Check out this mind-blowing experiment in which a hard-boiled egg will fit through an impossibly small opening with the help of only a few matches!
This activity will introduce your child to the four different components of blood and give him a fun way to visualize its properties.
Some fossils have been been preserved for billions of years! Help your kid understand how fossils are created and preserved with this crafty project.
Conduct a simple science experiment to see if flowers from your garden pass the acid-base indicator test with this exciting chemistry activity.
Learn how to make marbleized paper with simple everyday ingredients in this fun activity! Your child will learn about oil and water while doing this project.
The papier-mâché volcano is a science project classic and fun for kids of any age. Follow these simple instructions, add baking soda and vinegar, and voila!
In this activity, your kid will watch coal turn into crystals right before her very eyes, and learn some science along the way!
Ever heard of phototropism? Here's a fun activity you can do at home with your kids to explore this fascinating plant adaptation.
Wondering how to help your child get a handle on prime numbers? Turn her into a prime number hunter with this hundreds chart activity.
Teach your fifth grader the ancient Japanese art of origami with this incredible origami balloon that uses just one piece of paper!
In this science experiment, your child will test the strength of hollow structures in order to understand how strong bird bones really are.
Teach your child some scientific basics as you explore the densities of various liquids in this fun experiment.
Get your hands on a concoction that breaks the rules about what's a solid and what's a liquid.
This experiment that explores water and air pressure will amaze your fifth grader as it appears that a single card is holding water in an upside-down glass.
This experiment uses a yeast solution, liquid detergent, and hydrogen peroxide to produce an exciting reaction like no other!
Experiment with buoyancy to learn how a submarine rises and sinks in this classic science experiment.
How to test for acids and bases? In this activity you and your child can make your own indicator from red cabbage!
Help your child understand surface tension by showing her how she can create a "skin" on top of water.
Is it solid or liquid? Create oobleck and witness the amazingly weird oscillation between the two!
Try this winter-themed arts and crafts activity for fifth graders: make colorful woolly pompoms! All you need is yarn and stiff cardboard to get started.
With this hands-on activity, you'll show how fall colors are hidden in the leaf all year long!
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!
Introduce your student to an endangered species, Przewalski's horse, with this information sheet. She can color the illustration as she reads.
There are many animals around the world whose lives or homes are threatened. Read about an endangered species from Africa with this info-sheet
Get in tune with nature, and read a bit about an endangered species of animal, the Black-footed Ferret. Your child can color an illustration as he reads.
For your budding environmentalist, here is an information sheet on a well-known endangered species, the Komodo dragon!
Help your child understand why it's so important to take care of the environment with this info-sheet about an endangered species: the spectacled bear.
Teach your child about an endangered species with this information page, all about the Forest Owlet. He can color as he reads some interesting facts.
Help your child read this page about the Sumatran rhinoceros, where he can color an illustration as he learns about why this animal is endangered.
Get to know one of the most unique and colorful monkeys, the red-shanked douc langur. Read about why they are an endangered species with this info-sheet.
Help your child understand the importance of preserving the environment, with this info-sheet about an endangered species: the Iranian jerboa.
Introduce your child to a fascinating new animal, the Baird's tapir. This is just one of many endangered species around the world.
Meet the red wolf, an endangered species of animal that was once very common, but in the past 50 year nearly became extinct!
There are many endangered species all around the world. Read about the Amur leopard and why it's endangered with this information page.
Animal lovers, get acquainted with a very unique species, the okapi! Read this info-sheet to learn about why this animal is endangered.
Kids practice classifying items as liquids or solids for a lesson on the states of matter in this 4th grade physical science worksheet.
Learn all about this significant scientist with this Isaac Newton biography, detailing his life and work.
Is your fourth grader learning about electricity? This worksheet is all about circuits, tests her skills and reinforces the concept of how a circuit works!
Calling all mad scientists... Electrify your enthusiasm for science! This awesome worksheet will show you step-by-step how to make an electromagnet.
Kids flex their physical science knowledge by classifying items as solids or liquids in this 4th grade states of matter worksheet.
It's a paper parachute brigade! Learn how to build your own parachute, and learn how the parachute was invented over 500 years ago.
A handy worksheet that breaks down the properties of metal. A good physical science review sheet to keep around for reference.
Help your child get to know the most elementary of the elements with these handy worksheets.
Feed your birds from kitchen leftovers and give your first grader some excellent scientific practice in identifying our feathered friends.
If you find yourself with a pair of kids' rain boots too cute to toss and too worn to wear, try making this fun and easy planter.
In this hands-on activity, kids learn what it takes to foster seedlings into full-grown plants, all in a regular old soda bottle!
A simple science experiment exploring the physics of water pressure that's been amazing people since Medieval times.
Invite your fifth grader to test the different rates of liquid absorption in synthetic and cotton materials, such as nylon and cotton.
Did you know you can make glue from milk? Try this experiment and the results will "stick" with you for a long time.
Create a "flying saucer"-type device with your fifth grader to experiment with the principles of electrical charge and induction.