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Simple Machines at Home
Simple Machines at Home
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Simple Machines at Home
Give your budding young observers a chance to discover simple machines at use in their own home.
4th grade
Science
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Simple Pumpkin Designs
Simple Pumpkin Designs
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Simple Pumpkin Designs
By selecting a pattern and carefully repeating it on the entire surface of a pumpkin, your child will transform a simple garden vegetable into a work of art.
4th grade
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Candy Science Experiments: Toffee!
Candy Science Experiments: Toffee!
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Candy Science Experiments: Toffee!
Let your fourth grade chef mix up butter and sugar with scientific principles about different states of matter, and get delicious toffee, too.
4th grade
Science
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Light and Mirrors
Light and Mirrors
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Light and Mirrors
How do mirrors work? What is light, and how does it travel? Explore light and reflection with your preschooler with these simple hands-on experiments.
Preschool
Science
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Simple Drums
Simple Drums
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Simple Drums
Your first grader will improve her fine motor skills as she designs her own drum set with recycled household objects and art supplies!
1st grade
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Make an Exploding Pumpkin
Make an Exploding Pumpkin
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Make an Exploding Pumpkin
Learn all about cause and effect as your child experiments with an exploding pumpkin in this engaging fall activity! Get the whole family involved with this simple science experiment that is a fun and exciting way to combine Halloween and science.
Kindergarten
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Inspire Simple STEAM Exploration
Inspire Simple STEAM Exploration
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Inspire Simple STEAM Exploration
Children have a naturally inquisitive mind. Foster their curiosity with a walk through an autumn field or park to answer age-old “why” questions. As you walk with your child, you can encourage them to ask questions.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Experiment with Salt Water Conductivity
Experiment with Salt Water Conductivity
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Experiment with Salt Water Conductivity
Does your child know that salt water conducts electricity? This simple experiment will show how salt water acts as a conductor to electrical currents.
Science
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Curds and Whey: A Milky Experiment
Curds and Whey: A Milky Experiment
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Curds and Whey: A Milky Experiment
Have you or your child ever heard that nursery rhyme and wondered just what curds and whey are anyway? Do this simple experiment together to find out!
Science
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Craft a Simple Stick Sled
Craft a Simple Stick Sled
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Craft a Simple Stick Sled
Reuse old cardboard boxes and popsicle sticks to create a miniature sled that is perfect for pretend play with dolls or action figures.
Kindergarten
Math
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Make Simple Snack "Punch-Outs"
Make Simple Snack "Punch-Outs"
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Make Simple Snack "Punch-Outs"
Here's a delicious activity that lets your preschooler or pre-kindergartener prepare her own fun and healthy snack using cookie cutters.
Preschool
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Grow Bean Sprouts Without Soil
Grow Bean Sprouts Without Soil
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Grow Bean Sprouts Without Soil
Kids conduct a simple science experiment to see if seeds can grow without soil in this simple kindergarten science activity.
Kindergarten
Science
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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
Science
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Bubble Science
Bubble Science
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Bubble Science
This recipe makes bubbles that not only blow up nice and big, but do tricks and experiments! How do you do it? It's not a secret, it's science!
Kindergarten
Science
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Create a Science Lab in Your Home!
Create a Science Lab in Your Home!
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Create a Science Lab in Your Home!
Help your child build her very own science laboratory at home for experiments and science projects. This is a quick, easy, and fun educational tool!
Kindergarten
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Mini Ice Sculptures!
Mini Ice Sculptures!
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Mini Ice Sculptures!
Have your kid build an ice sculpture in this activity that's so fast, fun, and messy it's the perfect way to demonstrate how much fun experiments can be!
Preschool
Science
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Glowing Eyes
Glowing Eyes
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Glowing Eyes
Help young learners discover why catÃs eyes glow in the dark with this simple experiment
Kindergarten
Science
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Separate Salt and Pepper With Static Electricity
Separate Salt and Pepper With Static Electricity
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Separate Salt and Pepper With Static Electricity
What's the quickest way to separate salt and pepper? Let static electricity do the work! Your child will be fascinated by this simple experiment.
2nd grade
Science
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Have Fun With "Weird" Water
Have Fun With "Weird" Water
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Have Fun With "Weird" Water
Help your kindergarten scientist understand the concept of surface tension with this simple science experiment.
Kindergarten
Science
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What Does It Matter?
What Does It Matter?
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What Does It Matter?
Learn how matter transmits sound with a simple, hands-on experiment using sand, water and air.
Science
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Under Pressure
Under Pressure
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Under Pressure
A simple science experiment exploring the physics of water pressure that's been amazing people since Medieval times.
5th grade
Science
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Air Particle Experiment
Air Particle Experiment
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Air Particle Experiment
This easy at-home experiment is a great way to "see" science.
5th grade
Science
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Light Reflection
Light Reflection
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Light Reflection
What happens when light hits a hard surface? Find out by conducting a simple light reflection experiment with your preschooler.
Preschool
Science
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Moonlight Magic
Moonlight Magic
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Moonlight Magic
Try this simple 2nd grade science experiment to teach your child about the principles of luminosity and light reflection.
2nd grade
Science
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The Science of Sound
The Science of Sound
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The Science of Sound
What causes sound? Here's a simple science experiment that adds a visual element to the science of sound to help kids better understand this tricky concept.
3rd grade
Science
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Simple science experiments and activities help show your child the fun side of learning. Simple science experiments are a great way to introduce a child to science.