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Plant an Insectivorous TerrariumView Full Activity
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.
Different Types of RocksView Full Activity
The rock cycle will come alive for your child when he uses broken crayons to create the three basic rock types.
Inspect Animal TracksView Full Activity
The next time you and your fifth grader go on a hike, take along this key to figure out which common North American animal left a track along the river bank.
Plant Habitats: DandelionsView Full Activity
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.
Find Out Why Leaves Change ColorView Full Activity
With this hands-on activity, you'll show how fall colors are hidden in the leaf all year long!
Go on a Backyard Botany HuntView Full Activity
Here's a fun activity that will have your child researching, collecting, and charting plant specimens from the neighborhood.
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Sunset CalendarView Full Activity
Many ancient cultures used the rising or setting sun to create calendars. Observe the setting sun once a week to come up with your own solar calendar!
Make a Fossil From Glue!View Full Activity
Some fossils have been been preserved for billions of years! Help your kid understand how fossils are created and preserved with this crafty project.
Make a Volcano that Really Erupts!View Full Activity
Your child will be hooked on chemistry after she builds a model volcano by combining an acid and an alkaline substance.