Life Science Activities & Experiments

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Be a Botanist: Make Herbarium Sheets
Be a Botanist: Make Herbarium Sheets
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Be a Botanist: Make Herbarium Sheets
In this middle school activity, your child will learn how to press plants and create her very own herbarium, or plant library! Here's how:
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Craft a Butterfly and Chrysalis
Craft a Butterfly and Chrysalis
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Craft a Butterfly and Chrysalis
This second grade arts and crafts activity is all about caterpillars emerging from their cocoons as butterflies.
2nd grade
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Scent Science and Cinnamon Rolls
Scent Science and Cinnamon Rolls
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Scent Science and Cinnamon Rolls
Explore aromas with your child and help boost her brain power with some fun and interactive science activities.
3rd grade
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Hatch Your Own Praying Mantises
Hatch Your Own Praying Mantises
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Hatch Your Own Praying Mantises
Hatch a praying mantis egg case in a homemade habitat with your child's help! This is an amazing experiment in science and nature for kids of any age.
3rd grade
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Endangered Animals Game
Endangered Animals Game
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Endangered Animals Game
Introduce your child to the importance of preserving the world's biodiversity by turning a lesson on endangered species into a fun game for the whole family.
2nd grade
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Natural vs. Artificial: Can You Taste the Difference?
Natural vs. Artificial: Can You Taste the Difference?
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Natural vs. Artificial: Can You Taste the Difference?
Which do you prefer: real or artificial? Try this sweet little taste experiment to help your kids develop a better awareness of the food they consume.
5th grade
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Explore the Four Components of Blood
Explore the Four Components of Blood
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Explore the Four Components of Blood
This activity will introduce your child to the four different components of blood and give him a fun way to visualize its properties.
5th grade
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See Seeds Come to Life!
See Seeds Come to Life!
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See Seeds Come to Life!
Try this fun and simple activity to help nurture your child's observation skills and nourish a growing love of science!
2nd grade
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Reaction Time Science: How Fast Are You?
Reaction Time Science: How Fast Are You?
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Reaction Time Science: How Fast Are You?
Does your middle school teenager have good reflexes? Gauge his reaction time in this science and math activity that requires only a yardstick and a friend.
5th grade
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How Old is That Tree?
How Old is That Tree?
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How Old is That Tree?
Try this simple activity with your child to guesstimate the age of a tree in your yard and nurture her developing math skills while you're at it!
3rd grade
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Sourdough Science!
Sourdough Science!
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Sourdough Science!
Make sourdough bread...and learn some colonial history and modern science in the process!
5th grade
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Sense of Smell Activity
Sense of Smell Activity
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Sense of Smell Activity
Help your child get to know the least-appreciated of the five senses, the sense of smell, with a smelling station.
3rd grade
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Skeleton Hand Print
Skeleton Hand Print
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Skeleton Hand Print
Create a three-dimensional X-ray of your child's hand in this simple modeling activity. All you need to get started are black paper and drinking straws
Kindergarten
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Soda Bottle Planter
Soda Bottle Planter
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Soda Bottle Planter
Create a soda bottle garden that defies gravity! This hanging terrarium is housed in a soda bottle and perfect for crafty kids with a growing green thumb.
4th grade
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Make Dried Apple Rings
Make Dried Apple Rings
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Make Dried Apple Rings
Your child can explore the wonders of science, and the concept of dehydration, along with creating a healthy and tasty treat!
4th grade
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Thinking Cap
Thinking Cap
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Thinking Cap
Want to help make studying the nervous system a little more fun? This thinking cap is a great way to learn external human brain anatomy.
5th grade
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Coral Polyp
Coral Polyp
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Coral Polyp
Have your child build a model of a coral polyp, one of the tiny animals that composes a coral reef.
4th grade
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Kokedama
Kokedama
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Kokedama
In this activity, your child will learn about a style of gardening that uses moss, also called "kokedama."
3rd grade
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Butterfly Life Cycle
Butterfly Life Cycle
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Butterfly Life Cycle
The concept of metamorphosis is fascinating to children of all ages. Help your child's creativity take flight as she makes her very own butterfly life cycle.
2nd grade
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How to Grow Potatoes in a Bag
How to Grow Potatoes in a Bag
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How to Grow Potatoes in a Bag
Grow potatoes in a plastic bag—easy to grow and harvest, and yummy to eat!
4th grade
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Dinosaur Skeleton Hunt
Dinosaur Skeleton Hunt
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Dinosaur Skeleton Hunt
Put your young paleontologist's puzzle-solving skills to the test by having her hunt for dinosaur bones and then assemble them to create dinosaur skeletons.
3rd grade
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Do Plants Breathe?
Do Plants Breathe?
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Do Plants Breathe?
Do plants breathe? Not exactly. They do respire though! This activity will help your kid with see that plants are producing the oxygen we need to survive.
3rd grade
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Make a Milk Carton Bird House
Make a Milk Carton Bird House
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Make a Milk Carton Bird House
Help your first grader design and create his very own bird feeder out of an empty milk carton.
1st grade
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Indoor Gardening with Kitchen Waste
Indoor Gardening with Kitchen Waste
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Indoor Gardening with Kitchen Waste
Grow a garden with an environmentally-friendly twist by using plant scraps that usually get thrown away.
3rd grade
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Give Birds a Feast with a Suet or Coconut Oil Feeder
Give Birds a Feast with a Suet or Coconut Oil Feeder
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Give Birds a Feast with a Suet or Coconut Oil Feeder
Give your local birds a treat — and your young birdwatcher some fun — with this simple DIY bird feeder.
1st grade
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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.