All About Earth

The Earth sure is a fascinating place. After exploring the science behind how various life forms and the elements interact, your child will begin to more fully appreciate this incredible planet we call home.

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Geology 101

Take a closer look at the soil that surrounds us, and give your child a lesson in Geology 101!
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Water Pollution: Can You See It?

Is our water polluted? Help your young scientist understand the importance of taking care of the environment with this simple experiment.
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Earth: More Land or More Water?

Blend science and math to explore a very important first grade social studies question: does our planet contain more land or more water?
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Make a Wind Vane

Help your child measure breezy weather in her environment by making a wind vane for kids, a simple version of the classic scientific measurement tool.
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It's All Natural! A Materials Scavenger Hunt

Here's a household scavenger hunt that shows kids the natural sources behind everyday objects...and builds reading skills, too!
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Plant Observation

This first grade science activity is great for winter! Your child will grow and observe her own amaryllis bulb, keeping a journal of her scientific findings.
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Make Your Own Seed Packets

Create homemade seed packets with your kids. This activity combines your kids' love of science and the outdoors with a little writing and drawing fun.
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Grow Your Own Grass

This first grade science activity brings the green grass of early spring inside while teaching your child about the cycles of growth.
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Learn about Life Cycle in a Bowl!

Help your first grade scientist learn about metamorphosis by observing the life cycle of some interesting creepy crawlies.
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