Fun Science Experiments

Get messy, get creative, try these free science experiments found from around the world!
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Quick and easy kids science activity. Make an orange sink and float! I love that this activity uses just a couple common household ingredients.

Make a baking soda powered boat #Science

Apple Science! An apple experiment using acids and bases from your kitchen.

STEM for Kids: Two fun science experiments for exploring gravity and magnetism! (Perfect for preschoolers, kindergarten, first grade and up!) Meets NGSS. ~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Keep your kids engaged during indoor days with a paper fliers engineering challenge. The sky is the limit as they cut and create unique paper fliers.

Science for kids: The baking soda and vinegar reaction never gets old - here are 10 fun variations for you to try!

Candy Corn Catapults! (Four ways to build a catapult out of items from around the house!)

Rainy day experiment...or any day...this looks like a lotta fun! DeAnne...you need to check this out! Do the experiment with a color book... Fireworks in a Jar - I Can Teach My Child!

Straw Rockets- fun science activity for kids! (w/ Free Rocket Template) ~ BuggyandBuddy.com

goo. slime. doh. putty. floam (summer survival series!) - A girl and a glue gun

Is black a color? How does paint become a color? We were curious. So we decided to do the classic black market science experiment.

How to make a Naked Egg science experiment. You just need a few simple ingredients for your classroom or home. Full instructions on the link! #fizzics #DIY #scied #teaching #classroom #education

Great websites, and examples for Light experiments and visuals for 3rd graders!

coke vs. milk chemistry experiment - gross results!!

Take your squishy circuits 3D! In the "Electric Play Dough Project 3: Light Up Your Sculptures!" #science project, students make and use conductive and insulating dough to create a three-dimensional sculpture that lights up. [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Elec_p075.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM #scienceproject

Draw a maze on a large plastic bottle. Put a magnet inside and have the child use another magnet to get the inside magnet out following the maze.

Discovery bottle w/ pipe cleaners & magnet wand - My son is obsessed with this! I left the top unglued since it's not messy and he is having the best time dumping it and experimenting with the pipe cleaners & magnet outside the bottle.

Make your own aqua sand- this stuff is SO COOL! Kids can build underwater castles and sea sculptures, and the sand comes out of the water DRY!

Setting up a water rocket by Fizzics Education. #fizzics #scicomm #scied #outdoors #education www.fizzicseducation.com.au

Resources for middle school science. Always free - never a charge at science-class.net.

Make convection current and learning about thunderstorms with this hands on experiment for kids!

How to Make Lightning - Two simple science experiments for kids to demonstrate how to make sparks and explain how lightning occurs. ( http://www.learnplayimagine.com/2013/04/how-to-make-lightning.html )

Make your own "bath bombs"!

DIY pvc pipe rocket launcher - itsalwaysautumn - it's always autumn

Viscosity Now, experiment with how marbles react to fluids with a higher viscosity than water. Drop a marble in each of the following liquids: corn syrup, milk, honey, and oil. Explain that thicker liquids have a higher mass and make the marble move slower.  "Hypothesize before you perform the experiment about which liquid will move the marble faster or slower."