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Easy Fudge
Easy Fudge
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Easy Fudge
This Mother's Day, mix in some fifth grade science learning to create this fabulous fudge!
5th 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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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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Layering Liquids: Explore Density Science
Layering Liquids: Explore Density Science
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Layering Liquids: Explore Density Science
Teach your child some scientific basics as you explore the densities of various liquids in this fun experiment.
5th grade
Science
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Make a Sand Clock
Make a Sand Clock
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Make a Sand Clock
An hour glass, also known as a sand clock, keeps time. In this activity, your child will make her own sand clock and measure the time it keeps.
4th grade
Science
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Send Water Uphill!
Send Water Uphill!
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Send Water Uphill!
Show your fifth grade scientist how to create a siphon using two buckets, plastic tubing, and water. Watch her astonishment as the water travels uphill!
5th grade
Science
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Try Water Science Trickery!
Try Water Science Trickery!
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Try Water Science Trickery!
This experiment that explores water and air pressure will amaze your fifth grader as it appears that a single card is holding water in an upside-down glass.
5th grade
Science
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Design a Great Glass Xylophone!
Design a Great Glass Xylophone!
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Design a Great Glass Xylophone!
Your third grader will delight in learning about sound waves as he observes the different sounds created by tapping on glasses with varying amounts of water.
3rd grade
Science
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Dried Fruit vs Fresh Fruit
Dried Fruit vs Fresh Fruit
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Dried Fruit vs Fresh Fruit
Your 1st grade scientist will improve her observation skills as she's encouraged to eat healthy by comparing the dry and fresh fruit in this experiment.
1st grade
Science
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Potato Battery
Potato Battery
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Potato Battery
Believe it or not, the common spud has enough electrochemical energy to power a small digital clock.
5th grade
Science
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Can Your Own Spaghetti Sauce
Can Your Own Spaghetti Sauce
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Can Your Own Spaghetti Sauce
Give your child an introduction to food preservation by making and canning your own yummy, homemade pasta sauce!
4th grade
Science
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Keep a Candle Burning Underwater!
Keep a Candle Burning Underwater!
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Keep a Candle Burning Underwater!
Help your fifth grader execute this experiment involving a lit candle (submerged in water!) to show him the wonders of heat energy transference.
5th grade
Science
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Compare Cotton and Nylon Absorbency
Compare Cotton and Nylon Absorbency
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Compare Cotton and Nylon Absorbency
Invite your fifth grader to test the different rates of liquid absorption in synthetic and cotton materials, such as nylon and cotton.
5th grade
Science
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Sock Science
Sock Science
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Sock Science
Wool can absorb 1/3 of its weight in water, while still keeping the body warm. She can test this theory by performing a scientific sock comparison!
2nd grade
Science
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Make a Homemade Hand Warmer!
Make a Homemade Hand Warmer!
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Make a Homemade Hand Warmer!
On the next chilly, winter day, invite your fifth grader to make a hand warmer by experimenting with the loaded combination of a few natural ingredients.
4th grade
Science
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Make Footwear Impressions - CSI Style!
Make Footwear Impressions - CSI Style!
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Make Footwear Impressions - CSI Style!
Take a look at forensic science with your child. She'll learn how to take a shoe impression, just like the detectives do!
4th grade
Science
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Play Forensic Flashlight Tricks
Play Forensic Flashlight Tricks
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Play Forensic Flashlight Tricks
Learn to solve a crime scene investigation using an important forensics tool: oblique lighting.
3rd grade
Science
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Bounce an Egg
Bounce an Egg
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Bounce an Egg
Explore scientific concepts with this experiment that introduces kids to the scientific method!
3rd grade
Science
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Liquid Chromatography
Liquid Chromatography
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Liquid Chromatography
Would your child like to learn about a hidden world? All she needs to do is open her box of markers!
4th grade
Science
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Candy Corn Balance
Candy Corn Balance
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Candy Corn Balance
In this activity, young learners will make a balance using a plastic hanger and weigh a variety of small objects using candy corn.
2nd grade
Science
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Magic Soap Experiment
Magic Soap Experiment
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Magic Soap Experiment
Your child will do a fun science experiment using soap and pepper flakes to help understand the concepts of water molecules and the surface tension of water.
2nd grade
Science
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Make Marbleized Paper!
Make Marbleized Paper!
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Make Marbleized Paper!
Learn how to make marbleized paper with simple everyday ingredients in this fun activity! Your child will learn about oil and water while doing this project.
5th grade
Science
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Testing the Solubility of Common Liquid Solvents
Testing the Solubility of Common Liquid Solvents
Science Project
Testing the Solubility of Common Liquid Solvents
In this fun science fair project idea learn about universal solvents and solutes and find out the solubility of several common liquid substances.
4th grade
Science
Science Project
Series and Parallel Circuits
Series and Parallel Circuits
Science Project
Series and Parallel Circuits
How do series and parallel circuits work, and which produces the brightest light in a light bulb? Construct both in this project and find out!
5th grade
Science
Science Project
Marbled Paper
Marbled Paper
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Marbled Paper
This fun marbled paper craft uses things you're likely to have around your house, and it teaches kids some simple chemistry too!
2nd grade
Science
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