Summertime Science

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Our hypothesis for this week? That your family will have a stupendous time with these silly science projects that get your child to balance rocks, blow bubbles, and launch marshmallows!

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Summertime Science

Our hypothesis for this week? That your family will have a stupendous time with these silly science projects that get your child to balance rocks, blow bubbles, and launch marshmallows!

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Summertime Science Checklist

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Summer can be a great time for science experiments that bubble, launch, and melt! Use this handy week 8 checklist with your young scientist during DIY camp.

Is it Possible to Blow a Square Bubble?

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Is it possible to trick the forces of nature that make your bubbles round to create a square bubble?

Ready, Aim, Marshmallows!

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Science isn't ho hum anymore when it involves building catapults to teach your fifth grader about projectile motion.

Balancing Rocks: A Wobbly Game

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Play with balance and simple engineering as you hurry to create a sturdy rock tower.

Can You Cook Using Only Sunlight?

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Bake some cookies with an oven that collects sunlight and traps the shorter wavelengths (heat!).

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Make Summer Screen Time Matter

Keep learning fun this summer with Brainzy, Education.com’s math and reading program for early learners.  Brainzy uses interactive games, fun videos, and original stories to help kids 3-7 practice the skills teachers say are most important. Try it free.

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How to Tell Time by the Sun

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Learn how to tell time by the sun with this cool science fair project idea that tracks how the accuracy of a sundial changes over time.

Melting Crayons

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Crayons aren't just good for creating colorful masterpieces -- they're also great for science!

Balloon Rocket Experiment

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Kids conduct a cool balloon rocket experiment in this fun science fair project idea. Does a greater volume of air mean a greater distance traveled?

Bubble Science

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This recipe makes bubbles that not only blow up nice and big, but do tricks and experiments! How do you do it? It's not a secret, it's science!

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