Earth Science Activities & Experiments

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Explore Soil Erosion
Explore Soil Erosion
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Explore Soil Erosion
Learners hypothesize about and experiment with soil erosion in this hands-on activity.
3rd grade
Science
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Learning Why and How to Compost
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Children will learn why and how to compost as they help with the process of filling their compost, turning it, and observing the changes that occur.
2nd grade
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Spring Collage
Spring Collage
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Spring Collage
Make a spring collage with your preschooler to get her outside and those creative juices flowing!
Preschool
Science
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Guess My Rock!
Guess My Rock!
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Guess My Rock!
There are hundreds of properties in rocks which you can describe, so get your geology goggles on and get ready to rock your child's science skills.
5th grade
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Environmental Cleanup
Environmental Cleanup
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Environmental Cleanup
Here's a guide to starting a community clean-up project from scratch.
Science
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Plant a Fail-Safe Veggie Garden
Plant a Fail-Safe Veggie Garden
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Plant a Fail-Safe Veggie Garden
Develop your child's green thumb with this easy planting activity. These plants are guaranteed to grow fast and are "brown-thumb" proofed!
Kindergarten
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Building Sand Castles
Building Sand Castles
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Building Sand Castles
If your child aspires to be the next Frank Lloyd Wright, we've got some tips on building sand castles that last.
1st grade
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Make Colorful Crystals from Coal
Make Colorful Crystals from Coal
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Make Colorful Crystals from Coal
In this activity, your kid will watch coal turn into crystals right before her very eyes, and learn some science along the way!
5th grade
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Mini Ice Sculptures!
Mini Ice Sculptures!
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Mini Ice Sculptures!
Have your kid build an ice sculpture in this activity that's so fast, fun, and messy it's the perfect way to demonstrate how much fun experiments can be!
Preschool
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Make Your Own Cloud!
Make Your Own Cloud!
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Make Your Own Cloud!
Clouds are formed when warm and cold air meet. Here's a way for kids to see it all up close!
3rd grade
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Learn Where Wind Comes From
Learn Where Wind Comes From
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Learn Where Wind Comes From
Does your child always demand to know why the sky is blue, how the sun moves across the sky, or where wind comes from?
2nd grade
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Explore the Phases of the Moon
Explore the Phases of the Moon
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Explore the Phases of the Moon
We all know that the Moon has different phases, but it can be hard to figure out why. Try this activity to see how the Moon's phases really work.
3rd grade
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Sunset Calendar
Sunset Calendar
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Sunset Calendar
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!
5th grade
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Make a Hummingbird Feeder
Make a Hummingbird Feeder
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Make a Hummingbird Feeder
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!
5th grade
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Make Your Own Rainbow
Make Your Own Rainbow
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Make Your Own Rainbow
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.
2nd grade
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Geology 101
Geology 101
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Geology 101
Take a closer look at the soil that surrounds us, and give your child a lesson in Geology 101!
1st grade
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Design a Weather Calendar
Design a Weather Calendar
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Design a Weather Calendar
This activity turns your kid into the family weatherman. Plus, it teaches him to collect data and begin to understand graphing.
Preschool
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Study Game: Planets!
Study Game: Planets!
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Study Game: Planets!
All you need are pencils, paper and some scissors to get started on this easy and fun game to review astronomy information, or other types of study concepts.
5th grade
Science
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Predict the Weather
Predict the Weather
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Predict the Weather
Test your skills as a weather forecaster, and learn some science terms on the way!
Science
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Go on a Backyard Botany Hunt
Go on a Backyard Botany Hunt
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Go on a Backyard Botany Hunt
Here's a fun activity that will have your child researching, collecting, and charting plant specimens from the neighborhood.
5th grade
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Swimmy Science: Raising Tadpoles!
Swimmy Science: Raising Tadpoles!
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Swimmy Science: Raising Tadpoles!
First graders are learning to think like scientists. What better place to start, then by raising tadpoles? This hands-on activity explores science in action!
1st grade
Science
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Stage a Debate
Stage a Debate
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Stage a Debate
Here's how you and your teen can stage your own formal debateâbeyond arguing why chores are unethical! Formal debates improve teens' critical thinking skills.
Science
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Find a Flower
Find a Flower
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Find a Flower
In this activity, find out who the flowers' "partners in crime" are by being a flower spy!
Science
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Plant Habitats: Dandelions
Plant Habitats: Dandelions
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Plant Habitats: Dandelions
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.
5th grade
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Clean Water Using the Sun!
Clean Water Using the Sun!
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Clean Water Using the Sun!
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!
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Earth Science Activities & Experiments

Introduce your child to earth science concepts like weather, the solar system, and rocks and minerals with these educational and fun earth science activities.