STEAM Project: Tiny Dancers (A Homopolar Motor)
Learn how to make both a basic homopolar motor and a tiny dancing motor! Great science fair project for older kids!
This Is SO COOL! (Pun Intended) These Easy Science Activities Give Your Kids Queen Elsa’s Frozen Powers
Give your kids Disney Frozen powers! Channel Queen Elsa's powers with these easy Frozen crafts turned science experiments! A great science less and so much fun!
How to Make a Hovercraft
If you're on Pinterest, chances are good you've seen this activity. But for the few who haven't, get ready for some seriously cheap science fun. We made a hovercraft! Supplies An old CD that you no longer need Glue gun and glue sticks thumbtack soda bottle screw top (you want one that's fairly deep) latex party balloon Assembly Poke several holes in the plastic bottle top with the thumbtack. Use a hot glue gun (Adults, please. No children. Those things are H-O-T) to apply a bead of glue to…
How to Make an Electromagnet
My 9-year-old son's first science unit this year is electricity. While it's usually a struggle to get him to tell me about his school day, the reports about what he's learning in science roll off his tongue easily. No nagging required. In summary, he's loving it. To take his school lessons further at home, I snagged an amazing book by Laurie Carlson. Thomas Edison for Kids: His Life and Ideas has everything from a timeline to detailed biographical info and my favorite - 21 activities. Making…
Red Bull and Milk Reaction
Did you know if you mix milk with Red Bull, the milk will curdle? Pour milk (whole milk works best) into a glass. Then, pour Red Bull on top. Let the solution sit for five minutes. The acid in the Red Bull causes the protein (casein) in the milk to separate. This is a great experiment to do with a states of matter unit. When the milk curdles, a chemical reaction takes place, resulting in a precipitate. Below, Mr. Mishler's second grade class tested Red Bull on five types of milk.
Science Project -- Lemon Clock | Creekside Learning
This science project lemon clock works with no batteries. Easy science project for kids. Works with lemons, potatoes, tomatoes, even liquids. How does it work? Copper wire,
STEM Activity for Kids: Popsicle Stick Catapults - Buggy and Buddy
Recently the kids and I made popsicle stick catapults from Asia Citro's newest book, The Curious Kid's Science Book. The craft stick catapults were super fun and a great learning experience for both my preschooler and 2nd grader.
Hot Ice Science Experiment - Playdough To Plato
Super Cool Kids Science Experiment. Pour hot ice!! It's so easy. Uses just a couple common household ingredients. This would be a fun afternoon science activity for kids.
Science Experiment for Kids - Magnetic Force - Laughing Kids Learn
As a child I loved learning about science. Conducting experiments to prove facts and test out theories was wonderful and it satisfied my natural curiosity, much like so many children. Here is a simple science experiment that you can do at home! You will need – 1 container or drinking glass …
The Original Circuit Bugs - Circuit building and tinkering
The Original Circuit Bugs - A super cute circuit project for kids that challenges them to build circuits with simple materials and create an adorable bug.