Life Science Activities & Experiments

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The Magic Magnifying Glass
The Magic Magnifying Glass
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The Magic Magnifying Glass
Did you know magnifying glasses are magic? This hands-on activity has kids using magnifying glasses to engage with the world around them and look close to examine what they find.
Preschool
Science
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Osmotic Pressure Experiment
Osmotic Pressure Experiment
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Osmotic Pressure Experiment
Cherries usually burst with flavor, but in this science experiment they burst with osmotic pressure. This science activity will blow your curious kid's mind!
3rd grade
Science
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Vegetable Scherenschnitte
Vegetable Scherenschnitte
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Vegetable Scherenschnitte
Using scherenschnitte, your science-savvy second grader will be able to create and display each part of a vegetable!
2nd grade
Science
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Alfalfa Friends
Alfalfa Friends
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Alfalfa Friends
Grow these wheatgrass and alfalfa friends and watch their hair spring up in just a couple days!
3rd grade
Science
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Frogs In Winter
Frogs In Winter
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Frogs In Winter
Help your child create a tasty treat that will demonstrate exactly how frogs survive a freezing season.
3rd grade
Science
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Foot Sense: What Will Your Feet Feel?
Foot Sense: What Will Your Feet Feel?
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Foot Sense: What Will Your Feet Feel?
Come take off your shoes and explore with your feet. Your child will embark on a barefoot adventure as he plays with different textures.
2nd grade
Science
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Lung Model
Lung Model
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Lung Model
Help your child create a working lung model that fills with air just like the lungs inside of his own chest when he breathes.
4th grade
Science
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Dog Massage
Dog Massage
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Dog Massage
Your child can help your family pet take a breather, and help herself relax, too, with this soothing activity.
3rd grade
Science
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Bottle Terrarium
Bottle Terrarium
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Bottle Terrarium
Help your child create a magical miniature garden in the most unlikely of places: a recycled plastic bottle!
4th grade
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
Science
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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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Growing Flowers
Growing Flowers
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Growing Flowers
This winter garden project is just about bomb-proof, and believe it or not, it might even make a great gift. So get craft happy with your first grader!
1st grade
Science
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Make Edible Amber Fossils
Make Edible Amber Fossils
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Make Edible Amber Fossils
Make edible amber fossils with your second grader to explore the fascinating world of science!
2nd grade
Science
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Delicious Classification: Vertebrates and Invertebrates
Delicious Classification: Vertebrates and Invertebrates
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Delicious Classification: Vertebrates and Invertebrates
Help your child learn about animal classification with this fun and delicious activity.
4th grade
Science
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Create a Flip Book!
Create a Flip Book!
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Create a Flip Book!
Trick your eye with this easy-to-make animation flip book! It's a fun way to learn about persistence of vision and is creative enough to entertain anyone.
Science
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Egg Carton Garden
Egg Carton Garden
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Egg Carton Garden
Here's a simple and fun kindergarten or first grade gardening activity: grow a miniature container garden in a paper egg carton. Great for kinesthetic learners.
1st grade
Science
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Test Your Tongue: Are Strawberries Sweet or Sour?
Test Your Tongue: Are Strawberries Sweet or Sour?
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Test Your Tongue: Are Strawberries Sweet or Sour?
Invite your third grader to do taste test science to observe how a strawberry tastes when it is paired with various condiments. The results may be surprising!
3rd grade
Science
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Make a Bendable Spinal Column Model
Make a Bendable Spinal Column Model
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Make a Bendable Spinal Column Model
Your fourth grader will be astonished to discover the significance and intricacies of his spine as he builds a model of a human vertebral column.
4th grade
Science
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Make a Mind-Bending Illusion!
Make a Mind-Bending Illusion!
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Make a Mind-Bending Illusion!
What happens when eyes see something that the brain knows cannot be true? In this science activity, the brain has to "fudge" it when interpreting what you see.
4th grade
Science
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Match Animal Adaptation: A Card Game
Match Animal Adaptation: A Card Game
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Match Animal Adaptation: A Card Game
In this game, players will learn interesting facts about animal adaption and practice them using a fun matching card game!
5th grade
Science
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Dye Eggs with Onion Skins
Dye Eggs with Onion Skins
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Dye Eggs with Onion Skins
Teach your child to dye eggs with natural ingredients from the grocery store. From pink to gold, these eggs are perfect for hiding, hunting or simply munching.
2nd grade
Science
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Make Rose Petal Beads
Make Rose Petal Beads
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Make Rose Petal Beads
Who knew that you could make beads out of rose petals? Not only can it be done, but the beads smell wonderful!
3rd grade
Science
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Hammered Flower Prints
Hammered Flower Prints
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Hammered Flower Prints
Try hammering some plants with your kids to teach them a valuable lesson in flower science while making beautiful artwork in the process!
4th grade
Science
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Label the Food Groups
Label the Food Groups
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Label the Food Groups
Help build help your first grader's reading vocabulary while also boosting their nutritional knowledge with this easy and fun home science activity.
1st grade
Science
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Make Spider Web Art!
Make Spider Web Art!
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Make Spider Web Art!
This craft is a great way to explore the fascinating world of spiders and their webs as you collect spider webs from around your house with your third grader.
3rd grade
Science
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Life Science Activities & Experiments

Life science activities put children's world in front of them in a whole new way. Watch your kid understand plants, animals and their own body better with these enriching activities designed by life science educators. Each project uses household or classroom items to demonstrate a key concept in the study of life science in a way that kids will truly enjoy.