Search 2nd Grade Earth & Space Science Hands-on Activities

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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.
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Olympic Wreath
Olympic Wreath
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Olympic Wreath
Let your second grader pay homage to an ancient Olympic tradition with this modern day Olympic wreath!
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Chart the Phases of the Moon with Marshmallows
Chart the Phases of the Moon with Marshmallows
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Chart the Phases of the Moon with Marshmallows
Help your second grader observe the phases of the moon, and then let the fun loose: he'll get to chart his observations with marshmallows!
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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.
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Moss Terrarium
Moss Terrarium
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Moss Terrarium
Learn about nature by making your own mini moss garden.
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Naturally Dyed Play Silks
Naturally Dyed Play Silks
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Naturally Dyed Play Silks
Make all-natural dye from vegetables to create gorgeous homemade play-silks!
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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!
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Bird Songs
Bird Songs
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Bird Songs
Before Twitter, birds were the ones tweeting, not humans. Have your child discover the magical sounds of nature while recording birds around his neighborhood!
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Wooden Shoe Craft
Wooden Shoe Craft
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Wooden Shoe Craft
Transform your uncomfortable wooden shoes into charming mini planters!
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Mason Jar Planter
Mason Jar Planter
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Mason Jar Planter
Jazz up your patio or backyard with hip and quirky planters made from simple Mason jars.
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Different Types of Rocks
Different Types of Rocks
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Different Types of Rocks
The rock cycle will come alive for your child when he uses broken crayons to create the three basic rock types.
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How to Press Flowers
How to Press Flowers
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How to Press Flowers
April showers may bring May flowers, but your child can preserve the beauty of spring's bounty all year long with this simple craft project!
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Homemade Rain Gauge
Homemade Rain Gauge
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Homemade Rain Gauge
Slip some science into storm watching with a homemade rain gauge!
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Easter Garden
Easter Garden
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Easter Garden
Instead of the traditional egg hunt, try this creative variation that will result in a beautiful Easter garden.
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Wishing Tree
Wishing Tree
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Wishing Tree
Make a wish upon a tree with this craft that also helps your child learn more about Chinese culture.
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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.
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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 child with see that plants are producing the oxygen we need to survive.
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Backyard Astronomy
Backyard Astronomy
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Backyard Astronomy
Enjoy those warm spring and summer nights with your child while teaching some basic astronomy at the same time.
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Using a Compass
Using a Compass
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Using a Compass
Here is a hands-on activity to help third graders understand the four points of a compass...and how we use them to get around.
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Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action
Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action
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Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action
Help your child understand the scientific concept of evaporation with this fun outdoor science activity.
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Backyard Field Guide
Backyard Field Guide
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Backyard Field Guide
Combine your child's natural curiosity with his developing classification and writing skills by helping him create a backyard field guide.
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Making Rain
Making Rain
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Making Rain
Help your kindergarten science maven explore the water cycle without getting everything wet.
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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?
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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.
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Make a Self Portrait from Nature
Make a Self Portrait from Nature
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Make a Self Portrait from Nature
Add some fun to arts and crafts by having your child make a self portrait using nature as her palette.
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Search 2nd Grade Earth & Space Science Hands-on Activities

Bring parts of nature to your own living room by making a geode, rainbow, and other phenomena with these hands-on second grade Earth science projects.