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Audubon Adventure: Record the Natural World
Audubon Adventure: Record the Natural World
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Audubon Adventure: Record the Natural World
Here's an arts and crafts guide for your high-school teenager that'll help her create a naturalist drawing and painting.
Science
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Pick Your Own Berries
Pick Your Own Berries
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Pick Your Own Berries
Summer is a great time to work on pre-kindergarten skills that will serve your child well in her first year at school, while having some fun in the sun!
Preschool
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Enjoy a Plant-Part Dinner and Learn Some First Grade Science
Enjoy a Plant-Part Dinner and Learn Some First Grade Science
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Enjoy a Plant-Part Dinner and Learn Some First Grade Science
Children learn the six parts of a plant...but do they really understand? Try this plant-themed meal plan to bring school science into the home.
1st grade
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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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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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Extract DNA from Spinach!
Extract DNA from Spinach!
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Extract DNA from Spinach!
Show your middle schooler how a quick whirl of spinach in the blender will reveal the cobwebby "stuff"--or DNA--of life!
Science
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Practice Classification in Action
Practice Classification in Action
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Practice Classification in Action
Try this simple activity with your middle schooler to help him develop an understanding of why scientific classification systems exist and how they work.
Science
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Nutritional Analysis
Nutritional Analysis
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Nutritional Analysis
Show your teen how to analyze the nutritional value of her favorite meals. She may be surprised to find out how healthy--or not--her favorite foods are!
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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Outdoor Adventures
Outdoor Adventures
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Outdoor Adventures
Nature is the greatest teacher, and you can help facilitate the lesson! Here's how to create a supply backpack to get your kid ready for science action!
3rd grade
Science
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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Roasting pumpkin seeds makes for a great Halloween activity, and a healthy snack!
Preschool
Science
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Go, Seeds, Go!
Go, Seeds, Go!
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Go, Seeds, Go!
Here's a science activity to help your child investigate how seeds are designed to travel.
1st grade
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Insectivorous Terrarium
Insectivorous Terrarium
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Insectivorous Terrarium
Boys might wrinkle their noses at the thought of gardening, but we guarantee they'll like this activity! Make a recycled terrarium full of bug-eating plants.
5th grade
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Grow Grass... and a Pet
Grow Grass... and a Pet
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Grow Grass... and a Pet
Give your child a chance to experiment with how things grow. And throw in something extra to up the fun factor even more...her very own grass pet!
Preschool
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How to Make Compost
How to Make Compost
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How to Make Compost
Recycling may be a confusing concept for your little one, so take the time to teach them the magic of compost - right in your own backyard!
Kindergarten
Science
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Experiment with Crater Science
Experiment with Crater Science
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Experiment with Crater Science
What's a crater, and how does it happen? Here's a kindergarten experiment with safe, nontoxic ingredients.
Kindergarten
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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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Make a Desktop Desert Terrarium
Make a Desktop Desert Terrarium
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Make a Desktop Desert Terrarium
Using a glass fishbowl, you and your kids can create a low-humidity, open-topped terrarium perfect for easy care, drought-tolerant succulents.
1st grade
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Homemade Hand Sanitizer
Homemade Hand Sanitizer
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Homemade Hand Sanitizer
Create your very own scented hand sanitizer that will help your child to keep those nasty germs at bay!
Kindergarten
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Sandbox Fossil Find
Sandbox Fossil Find
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Sandbox Fossil Find
Make "fossils" with your child to hide in the sandbox or at the park or the beach, to help your child explore his archaeological side.
Kindergarten
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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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Make Like a Bird and Nest
Make Like a Bird and Nest
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Make Like a Bird and Nest
Children use their design thinking skills and powers of observation to create and construct a bird nest.
Kindergarten
Science
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Make Waves in a Bottle
Make Waves in a Bottle
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Make Waves in a Bottle
Can't make it to the beach? Bring the science of ocean waves home with this fun earth science-related craft.
Kindergarten
Science
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Bread Mold Experiment
Bread Mold Experiment
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Bread Mold Experiment
This bread mold experiment will help your child learn about mold, and he'll develop important hypothesis-making and experiment-designing skills.
Science
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Produce a Vegetable Puppet Play
Produce a Vegetable Puppet Play
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Produce a Vegetable Puppet Play
This activity is a fun way for your first grader to learn about how veggies help your body while being creative with art and drama. Here's how to get started.
Kindergarten
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