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The Wright Brothers
The Wright Brothers
Worksheet
The Wright Brothers
Fly high with The Wright Brothers, two siblings who soared to the forefront of history with their design for the first modern airplane.
3rd grade
Science
Worksheet
What Factors Affect Gravity?
What Factors Affect Gravity?
Worksheet
What Factors Affect Gravity?
Students explore the relationship between mass, distance, and gravity in this middle school science worksheet!
6th grade
Science
Worksheet
Chemistry of Fireworks
Chemistry of Fireworks
Worksheet
Chemistry of Fireworks
Don't let school year learning slip away this summer: use this chemistry worksheet to practice identifying elements.
5th grade
Science
Worksheet
Characteristics of Waves: Part 1
Characteristics of Waves: Part 1
Worksheet
Characteristics of Waves: Part 1
This two-page physical science worksheet gives middle school students an opportunity to explore and compare characteristics of waves.
6th grade
Science
Worksheet
Characteristics of Waves: Part 2
Characteristics of Waves: Part 2
Worksheet
Characteristics of Waves: Part 2
Geared toward middle school learners, this worksheet helps students explore the relationship between a wave’s energy, amplitude, and frequency.
6th grade
Science
Worksheet
How to Separate Salt from Water
How to Separate Salt from Water
Science Project
How to Separate Salt from Water
In this free science fair project, learn how to separate salt from water using heat. A great science project for elementary school kids.
3rd grade
Science
Science Project
Stored Energy
Stored Energy
Activity
Stored Energy
Here's a fun activity to reinforce the physics concept of stored energy for your middle schooler.
Science
Activity
Bungee Jump ... With Eggs!
Bungee Jump ... With Eggs!
Activity
Bungee Jump ... With Eggs!
Invite your middle schooler to bungee jump ... with eggs! This experiment will demonstrate Newton's laws of physics in an entertaining way.
Science
Activity
Potato Cannon
Potato Cannon
Activity
Potato Cannon
This potato cannon activity teaches your middle schooler about the principle of Boyle's Law. Make a potato cannon and have a blast learning about science.
Science
Activity
How to Make an Ethernet Cable
How to Make an Ethernet Cable
Activity
How to Make an Ethernet Cable
Start thinking about how the internet works by assembling an Ethernet cable of your own!
Science
Activity
Pucker Up! Make Beeswax Lip Balm
Pucker Up! Make Beeswax Lip Balm
Activity
Pucker Up! Make Beeswax Lip Balm
Show your teen how to make her own beeswax lip balm. It's one of the simplest do-it-yourself activities, and it's fun to make!
Science
Activity
CSI Science: Get the Prints!
CSI Science: Get the Prints!
Activity
CSI Science: Get the Prints!
Set your teen on the beat in a real world "crime scene" investigation. Can he tell whose fingerprints are on a drinking glass?
Science
Activity
Spring Cleaning Science
Spring Cleaning Science
Activity
Spring Cleaning Science
Want to give your teen some insight into the scientific method and get the house cleaned? This activity promises both!
Science
Activity
Magic Soap Experiment
Magic Soap Experiment
Activity
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
Activity
All About Sugar
All About Sugar
Activity
All About Sugar
Here's an investigative activity in which your child will discover real-world names and uses for sugar and find out how it is hidden in many different foods.
Science
Activity
Homemade Barometer
Homemade Barometer
Activity
Homemade Barometer
This homemade barometer allows your little scientist to contemplate and compare different air and weather conditions.
3rd grade
Science
Activity
Electro-Scope It Out!
Electro-Scope It Out!
Activity
Electro-Scope It Out!
Build an electroscope, a simple device that measures static electricity, or the freely flowing electrical charges of the atmosphere!
Science
Activity
Molecule Madness: A Water Experiment
Molecule Madness: A Water Experiment
Activity
Molecule Madness: A Water Experiment
Learn with makes water molecules work with this fun and easy science activity!
5th grade
Science
Activity
Van de Graaff Generator Experiments
Science Project
Van de Graaff Generator Experiments
Explore concepts in current and coltage with these Van de Graaff generator experiments.
Science
Science Project
Make a Better Paper Airplane
Make a Better Paper Airplane
Activity
Make a Better Paper Airplane
Turn the common pastime of constructing paper airplanes into a lesson on the physics of aerodynamics and flight with this fun science activity.
5th grade
Science
Activity
Find Out What Makes Popcorn Pop
Find Out What Makes Popcorn Pop
Activity
Find Out What Makes Popcorn Pop
Water can go from solid to liquid to gas...but how does popcorn go from kernel to snack? Invite your first grade scientist to find out.
1st grade
Science
Activity
Soda Explosion
Soda Explosion
Activity
Soda Explosion
This 4th of July, explore fourth grade science and make some safe fireworks in your own backyard using soda pop!
4th grade
Science
Activity
Experiment with Magnetism: Make a Hanging Compass
Experiment with Magnetism: Make a Hanging Compass
Activity
Experiment with Magnetism: Make a Hanging Compass
Experiment with magnetism in this 8th grade science activity in which your child will create a working compass using a steel needle, magnet, and jar.
Science
Activity
Changes in Potential Energy
Changes in Potential Energy
Worksheet
Changes in Potential Energy
Students explore potential energy with this engaging physical science worksheet!
6th grade
Science
Worksheet
Kinetic Energy and Temperature Change
Kinetic Energy and Temperature Change
Worksheet
Kinetic Energy and Temperature Change
Students explore kinetic energy and temperature change through the lens of a fictional experiment with this two-page physical science worksheet!
6th grade
Science
Worksheet