Chemistry Hands-on Activities

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All About Sugar
All About Sugar
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All About Sugar
Here's an investigative activity in which your child will discover real-world names and uses for sugar and find out how it is hidden in many different foods.
Science
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Shrinky Dink Science
Shrinky Dink Science
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Shrinky Dink Science
Bring back the groovy memories by making shrinky dinks using household materials, while learning about the science of plastics. Here's how to get started:
Science
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Watch Acids and Bases Produce Colors!
Watch Acids and Bases Produce Colors!
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Watch Acids and Bases Produce Colors!
Show your child how to concoct a simple duo of household ingredients that changes color as acids and bases are added!
5th grade
Science
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Pucker Up! Make Beeswax Lip Balm
Pucker Up! Make Beeswax Lip Balm
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Pucker Up! Make Beeswax Lip Balm
Show your teen how to make her own beeswax lip balm. It's one of the simplest do-it-yourself activities, and it's fun to make!
Science
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Spring Cleaning Science
Spring Cleaning Science
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Spring Cleaning Science
Want to give your teen some insight into the scientific method and get the house cleaned? This activity promises both!
Science
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Cleaning Pennies
Cleaning Pennies
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Cleaning Pennies
Why are some pennies shiny and others dark and dull? Find out with this cleaning copper coins experiment, which transforms dark pennies to bright ones.
Science
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Experiment with Diaper Science!
Experiment with Diaper Science!
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Experiment with Diaper Science!
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!
Science
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Play Science Password!
Play Science Password!
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Play Science Password!
This activity will help your child review science concepts, learn new ones, and become familiar with examples of various concepts in science. Plus, it's fun!
Science
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CSI Science: Get the Prints!
CSI Science: Get the Prints!
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CSI Science: Get the Prints!
Set your teen on the beat in a real world "crime scene" investigation. Can he tell whose fingerprints are on a drinking glass?
Science
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Homemade Soap
Homemade Soap
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Homemade Soap
Take the plunge into handcrafting with this neat and tidy soap recipe. Here's how to create your own personalized soap.
Science
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Chemistry Hands-on Activities

Reluctant scientists and budding chemists alike will love our collection of hands-on chemistry activities. With little more than a few household items and a curious mind, kids can make their own scented soaps, beeswax lip balm, or Shrinky Dinks, explore acids, bases, and chemical reactions, and investigate foods to uncover the many ways sugar sneaks into our daily diet.