Phyiscal Science Activities
Moon Sand Experiment with Absorption: Great Science experiment to understand how the sensory dough works
Newton's First: with raw eggs. Pinner said: "ok, this is cool! Our family just tried it. I wish I had, had a camera for my husband's face when I knocked the pie pan! lol The kids think this is SO cool!"
Rainbow Lava tub. Drip food color into tub. Cover with baking soda until a snowy white field. Fill cup with vinegar. Use syringes to drip on and watch the colors appear and fizz. Perk - when finished, dump down the train as terrific cleaner (septic friendly?) or in dishwasher to remove filmy buildup.
A giant list of super fun science experiments to do with kids with simple household items.
This website has links to websites featuring over fifty science experiments and activities for kids to do. These activities range from fun experiments to nature explorations, from physics to mixtures and potions, and even activities for the study of weather. This website would be an awesome resource for teachers to use in the classroom as a rainy day activity or to teach science concepts.
Links to 50+ science activities and experiments for kids
50+ Science Activities for Kids: Kid's Co-op ~ Reading Confetti
Scientific American features a fun, new, science-related activity every Thursday that parents and their six- to 12-year-olds can do together. Adults will find easy-to-follow instructions and simple materials lists as well as additional background to help them explain the key concepts.
How to make Hanging Crystals - Science Camp
Homemade Flubber - 3/4 cup cold water, 1 cup Elmer’s glue, liquid food coloring, 1/2 cup hot water, 1 teaspoon borax. Directions: In bowl 1 – mix together the cold water, glue, and food coloring. Set aside. In bowl 2 – mix together the hot water and borax, until the borax is completely dissolved. Slowly add glue mixture to borax mixture. Mix well. Pour off excess water.
Homemade flubber for kids/ for science camp