Earth Science Activities & Experiments

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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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Glue Fossils
Glue Fossils
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Glue Fossils
Some fossils have been been preserved for billions of years! Help your kid understand how fossils are created and preserved with this crafty project.
5th grade
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Grow Salt Crystals!
Grow Salt Crystals!
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Grow Salt Crystals!
Crystals are a very special structure. In this third grade activity, your child will learn how to grow salt crystals.
3rd grade
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Create a CD Spaceship
Create a CD Spaceship
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Create a CD Spaceship
Your kid will delight in creating an extraterrestrial vehicle from goods found around the house. There's no telling where her imagination will go!
4th 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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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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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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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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Make Your Very Own Moon!
Make Your Very Own Moon!
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Make Your Very Own Moon!
Have your little astronaut create her own crater-filled moon with this fun craft project that encourages learning about the final frontier.
Preschool
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How to Make a Wind Vane
How to Make a Wind Vane
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How to Make a Wind Vane
Help your child measure breezy weather in her environment by making a wind vane for kids, a simple version of the classic scientific measurement tool.
1st grade
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Observe the Greenhouse Effect in a Jar
Observe the Greenhouse Effect in a Jar
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Observe the Greenhouse Effect in a Jar
This simple experiment serves as an introduction to the greenhouse effect.
5th grade
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Bake Chocolate Volcano Cupcakes!
Bake Chocolate Volcano Cupcakes!
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Bake Chocolate Volcano Cupcakes!
Your third grader will be amazed at the explosive combination of vinegar and baking soda in these chocolate volcano cupcakes with white chocolate "lava."
3rd grade
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Homemade Barometer
Homemade Barometer
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Homemade Barometer
This homemade barometer allows your little scientist to contemplate and compare different air and weather conditions.
3rd grade
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Backyard Archeology
Backyard Archeology
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Backyard Archeology
This activity is a great way to stretch the boundaries of your child's imagination and build up important critical thinking skills.
3rd grade
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Constellation Placemats
Constellation Placemats
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Constellation Placemats
Your child will be delighted to learn about and gaze upon his favorite constellations with this set of stellar homemade placemats!
Preschool
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How to Make a Weathervane
How to Make a Weathervane
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How to Make a Weathervane
Learn how to make a weathervane with this fun and simple meteorology project for fourth graders.
4th grade
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Make a Galaxy Mobile
Make a Galaxy Mobile
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Make a Galaxy Mobile
Pair a planetarium visit with this fun art project that mimics the look of far-off galaxies.
5th grade
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How to Make Geodes
How to Make Geodes
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How to Make Geodes
Is your little scientist up for a rocky challenge? Let them make their own geode rocks using eggs and epsom salts!
2nd grade
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Grow Sparkling Borax Crystals
Grow Sparkling Borax Crystals
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Grow Sparkling Borax Crystals
Grow borax crystals and get your child excited about Earth science with this crafty science experiment.
5th grade
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Set Up a Solar System of Kids
Set Up a Solar System of Kids
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Set Up a Solar System of Kids
This kinesthetic learning activity will help your fourth grader get a firm grasp on the immensity of the solar system.
4th grade
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Cloud in a Jar
Cloud in a Jar
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Cloud in a Jar
Create your own cloud with an activity that will explain how important concepts such as evaporation, condensation, and precipitation work.
2nd grade
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Crystal Suncatcher
Crystal Suncatcher
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Crystal Suncatcher
This Valentine's Day, pair up science and crafting with this simple crystal formation project that's sure to bring a little love into your home.
3rd grade
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Dirt Tracks
Dirt Tracks
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Dirt Tracks
Conduct a simple experiment with your child to study how dirt tracks change as they age in this 1st grade science activity.
1st grade
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Make a Weather Wall
Make a Weather Wall
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Make a Weather Wall
Has your child ever played weatherman? Try this science activity that lets kids try their hands at observing and predicting the weather.
2nd grade
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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.