Science in Action: 8 Fun Activites

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Watch science play out in front of your very eyes with these activities.

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Learn Where Wind Comes From

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Does your child always demand to know why the sky is blue, how the sun moves across the sky, or where wind comes from?

Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action

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Help your child understand the scientific concept of evaporation with this fun outdoor science activity.

Float My Clay Boat

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Make water and clay play a little more scientific with this hands-on experiment that teaches displacement and shows how an object's shape affects its buoyancy.

Make a Moss Garden Terrarium

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Learn about nature by making your own mini moss garden.

Homemade Rain Gauge

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Slip some science into storm watching with a homemade rain gauge!

Chart the Phases of the Moon with Marshmallows

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Help your second grader observe the phases of the moon, and then let the fun loose: he'll get to chart his observations with marshmallows!

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Backyard Field Guide

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Combine your child's natural curiosity with his developing classification and writing skills by helping him create a backyard field guide.

Make Your Own Rainbow

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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.

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