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These standards-based science activities work together with videos, links and simulations found on the "How About Science?" website. Kids are asked a series of thought-provoking questions as they explore the videos and links. Each topic has supporting handouts, answer keys, online quizzes and activities, as well as links to the associated NGSS standards. Target audience grades 6 - 10. Explore the possibilities at http://www.howaboutscience.com.

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Fun Homeschool Project for All Ages: Learning About the Winter Constellation, Orion | The Happy Housewife

The Winter Constellation Orion - The Happy Housewife™ :: Home Schooling

Fun Homeschool Project for All Ages: Learning About the Winter Constellation, Orion | The Happy Housewife

Dry Ice Bubbles - Educational Activities for Kids

15 Fun and Educational Activities for Kids

Try these fun and educational activities for kids. Make a volcano, a tornado, glitter jars (like snow globes), giant bubbles, dry ice bubbles, and more.

Science Fun for Kids - lots of fun hands on science experiments for kids to explore the world around them. Great for preschool, kindergarten and homeschool elementary kids.

Static Electricity Butterfly Experiment

Static Electricity is a fascinating subject, especially for preschoolers. Every once in a while someone in my household will touch another family member after unintentionally rubbing their feet on the carpet and will give them

Air Canon Smoke Bubble Science Experiment - A tutorial on how to make an air canon and use it to create smoke rings <-- VERY cool science experiment.

Air Canon Smoke Ring

Air Canon Smoke Bubble Science Experiment - A tutorial on how to make an air canon and use it to create smoke rings <-- VERY cool science experiment.

Wow. Cool magnet project for later years...

Toys from Trash

Gallery of Arvind Gupta's Fun Science Toys hosted by ArvindGuptaToys.com - Page by Samir Dhurde

Surprisingly easy science experiment for kids. Make a rainbow in a jar!!

Rainbow Jar - Playdough To Plato

This colorful rainbow jar is the perfect easy kids' science experiement becauses it uses ingredients you already have in your kitchen!

Awesome Science Experiment: Make Hot Ice with Baking Soda and Vinegar - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

Here’s a fun science experiment that will definitely get a “wow” from the kids. Combine baking soda and vinegar to make sodium acetate, or hot ice! It crystalizes instantly when you pour it, allowing you to create a tower of crystals. Since the process of crystallization is exothermic, the “ice” that forms will be hot […]

Seriously the most AMAZING playdough you'll ever make. Soft, smooth, silky, and smells amazing. Two surprising ingredients!

2 Ingredient Silky Smooth Play Dough from Our Best Bites!

Seriously the most AMAZING playdough you'll ever make. Soft, smooth, silky, and smells amazing. Two surprising ingredients!

Halloween Science: Static Electricity Ghosts - The Homeschool Scientist

Halloween Science: Static Electricity Ghosts -

Halloween Science: Static Electricity Ghosts - The Homeschool Scientist

Under normal light, the Atomic Glow coloring turns the water a cool   greenish-yellow color. But Atomic Glow gets its name from the color that   appears when you flip on the black light. When Atomic Glow coloring is   exposed to black light, the material actually glows an eerie green color   that looks… well… atomic, as the kids say.

Glow Powder with Mini Black Light - Steve Spangler Science

Under normal light, the Atomic Glow coloring turns the water a cool greenish-yellow color. But Atomic Glow gets its name from the color that appears when you flip on the black light. When Atomic Glow coloring is exposed to black light, the material actually glows an eerie green color that looks… well… atomic, as the kids say.

Flying Ghost Rockets- these rockets fly high into the air. FUN Fall Science kids love

Ghost Rockets for Kids

Flying Ghost Rockets- these rockets fly high into the air. FUN Fall Science kids love

The secret ingredient in glue slime is a substance called PVA (polyvinyl alcohol). Now you can buy the best PVA from Steve Spangler Science. Turn ordinary glue slime into an amazing slime party with Steve Spangler�s best-selling CLEAR SLIME PVA. Polyvinyl

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The secret ingredient in glue slime is a substance called PVA (polyvinyl alcohol). Now you can buy the best PVA from Steve Spangler Science. Turn ordinary glue slime into an amazing slime party with Steve Spangler�s best-selling CLEAR SLIME PVA. Polyvinyl

Melting ice in frozen, water-&-halloween-goodie-filled surgical gloves with salt - from happy hooligans (",)

Salt and Ice Experiment for Kids - Melting Halloween Hands Activity

Melting ice in frozen, water-&-halloween-goodie-filled surgical gloves with salt - from happy hooligans (",)

Science is tons of fun during Halloween, especially if you can make it gross! This eyeball structure STEM challenge is the perfect spooky science activity!

Make Science Fun with the Eyeball Structure STEM Challenge

Science is tons of fun during Halloween, especially if you can make it gross! This eyeball structure STEM challenge is the perfect spooky science activity!

how to grow a venus fly trap - The flytrap plant is an elusive plant that can be hard to care for. Find its history and instructions for caring successfully here along with science experiments and projects to discover how it grows and works. Awesome ideas and tips.

How to Grow a Venus Flytrap and Fly Trap Experiments – Science in the Garden

how to grow a venus fly trap - The flytrap plant is an elusive plant that can be hard to care for. Find its history and instructions for caring successfully here along with science experiments and projects to discover how it grows and works. Awesome ideas and tips.

STEM Challenge: Egg drop science project design with straw winning ideas and tips. Fun outdoor physics science STEM project for kids of all ages, fun science challenge for project based learning. #STEMforKids #iGameMomSTEM #ScienceForKids #ScienceActivities #STEMactivities #outdoor #ScienceClass

Successful Egg Drop Project Design with Straws

STEM Challenge: Egg drop science project design with straw winning ideas and tips. Fun outdoor physics science STEM project for kids of all ages, fun science challenge for project based learning. #STEMforKids #iGameMomSTEM #ScienceForKids #ScienceActivities #STEMactivities #outdoor #ScienceClass

This cleaning pennies experiment is a great way to explore science with kids. Kids will discover how to clean pennies using a common household item. #kidsactivity #scienceactivity

Cleaning Pennies Experiment

This cleaning pennies experiment is a great way to explore science with kids. Kids will discover how to clean pennies using a common household item. #kidsactivity #scienceactivity

Engineering on a Dime: 3 STEM Challenges You Can Do Today | Minds in Bloom

Engineering on a Dime: 3 STEM Challenges You Can Do Today

Hi! My name is Meredith, and I blog over at Momgineer, which focuses on ways to engage students in engineering, math and science. I am so excited to be here guest posting here at Minds in Bloom with Engineering on a Dime: 3 STEM Challenges You Can Do Today! STEM challenges are a great way to explore engineering when you lack the time to

11 fascinating egg science experiments for kids, easy to do at home in the kitchen, also are good ideas for science fairs. Try egg drop, naked egg or rubber egg, walk on eggs, glowing egg, ... Fun kitchen science STEM activities at home and school.

11 Fascinating Egg Science Experiments for Kids

11 fascinating egg science experiments for kids, easy to do at home in the kitchen, also are good ideas for science fairs. Try egg drop, naked egg or rubber egg, walk on eggs, glowing egg, ... Fun kitchen science STEM activities at home and school.

Great science is as simple as walking into the kitchen with this erupting lemon chemistry experiment! We enjoy all kinds of simple science and STEM using common household ingredients. This fun science activity can even be taken outside for easy clean up. Perfect for summertime science any day of the year

Erupting Lemon Volcano Chemistry Experiment for Kids Science

Watch their faces light up and their eyes widen when you test out cool chemistry. You will definitely get a positive reaction from the kiddos (pun intended). Great science is as simple as walking into the kitchen with this erupting lemon volcano chemistry experiment! We enjoy all kinds of simple science and STEM using common household ingredients including baking soda and vinegar reactions. This fun science activity can even be taken outside for easy cleanup. ERUPTING LEMON VOLCANO CHEMISTRY…

Fire Bubbles and Exploding Toothpaste: More Unforgettable Experiments that Make Science Fun

Science Experiment - Expansion

Science Experiment - Expansion

My kids loved doing this experiment. You only need a few things that you already have around the house. Blow up a balloon with using your ...

This is what happens when you microwave a bar of Ivory soap! Then you can tear it up, color it, and mold it into shapes!  It's not wet and messy, either! This is awesome!

Kitchen Craft: Soap Clouds! {And homemade kiddie tub soaps}

You know what question Kate and I get a lot? "How do you girls do it it all??" Our schedules are full, just as many of yours are, and it comes with the constant struggle

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These are just a few different kinds of Sensory bottle ideas make your own variations. Make sure to ALWAYS seal your bottles securely! I cannot emphasize this enough. Unless you want your bottle opened and the contents poured out. SEAL IT… with glue. Duct tape can be peeled off by a determined kiddo. Glue is …

Very cool science experiment

Seven-Layer Density Column | Experiments | Steve Spangler Science

Make liquid glass or at least crystal clear slime with the kids. Our Elmer's clear glue slime recipe is amazingly easy, and it's the perfect chemistry and science demonstration the kids love. We stumbled upon a fun little fact to get our slime to look as clear as glass. Homemade slime is an awesome activity to share with kids, and we have the best slime recipes to share with you!

Elmer's Clear Glue Slime Recipe for Kids

Make liquid glass or crystal clear slime with borax. Our Elmer's clear glue slime recipe is amazingly easy, and it's the perfect chemistry and science demonstration the kids love. We stumbled upon a fun little fact to get our slime to look as clear as glass. Homemade slime is an awesome activity to share with kids, and we have the best slime recipes to share with you! MAKE CLEAR SLIME WITH ELMER'S GLUE MAKE SLIME AT HOME Are you new to the slime craze or have you been loving slime all along?…

Diet Coke and Mentos Geyser Science Experiment for Kids

Diet Coke and Mentos Classic Science Experiment | Coffee Cups and Crayons

Diet Coke and Mentos Geyser Science Experiment for Kids

Create an impressive soda geyser eruption using dry ice and Coke! Better than Mentos and Diet Coke, this is a jaw-dropping dry ice in soda geyser experiment that will WOW people of all ages. #sciencekiddo #dryiceexperiment #kidsscience #STEM #STEAM #scienceforkids

Dry Ice Soda Geyser Experiment

Create an impressive soda geyser eruption using dry ice and Coke! Better than Mentos and Diet Coke, this is a jaw-dropping dry ice in soda geyser experiment that will WOW people of all ages. #sciencekiddo #dryiceexperiment #kidsscience #STEM #STEAM #scienceforkids

A hands-on science demonstration (and sensory tub idea) to learn what blood is made of!

What is blood made of? - I Can Teach My Child!

If you (or your preschooler) has ever asked the question, "what is blood made of?", you must check out this fun activity to learn about the parts of blood.

How to Build a Paper Plate Spiral Marble Track - The marbles spin around and around down to the bottom!

How to Build a Paper Plate Spiral Marble Track - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

Here’s a fun homemade toy that you can put together from stuff around the house – a spiral marble track! Drop marbles at the top and watch them spin around the spiral track of paper plates until they get to the bottom. It’s very relaxing to watch. It’s no secret that we love marble runs […]

Magnetic Slime... I'm pinning this on my kid board, but *I* want to make it and play with it!

How to Make Magnetic Slime - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

How to make magnetic slime. This awesome 3 ingredient slime recipe makes a stretchy slime that moves when you hold a magnet close to it. SO COOL.

Science fair experiments.. Because you never know when your kid will need an idea

Science fair experiments.. Because you never know when your kid will need an idea

This is my FAVORITE experiment to do with kids! (homeschool, science, science projects, science experiments, kids activities)

Elephant Toothpaste - Safe Easy World Record Recipe | Experiments | Steve Spangler Science

Ants - Be Amazed, kids fun ideas projects

Drops of water with food coloring...add ants...be amazed!

Ants - Be Amazed, kids fun ideas projects

Quick and easy kids science activity. Make an orange sink and float! I love that this activity uses just a couple common household ingredients.

Orange Buoyancy Science Experiment - Playdough To Plato

Quick and easy kids science activity. Make an orange sink and float! I love that this activity uses just a couple common household ingredients.

This super easy salt water experiment is the perfect science activity to teach kids about the density of salt and fresh water. Great for an ocean unit!

Salt Water Experiment | Ocean Science for Kids

This super easy salt water experiment is the perfect science activity to teach kids about the density of salt and fresh water. Great for an ocean unit!

Learn how to make a breathing machine from the author of Maker Lab, Jack Challoner. This easy experiment uses household items to construct model lungs and show how some vital parts of the body work.

DK | For the curious

Learn how to make a breathing machine from the author of Maker Lab, Jack Challoner. This easy experiment uses household items to construct model lungs and show how some vital parts of the body work.

Sugar Water Density Rainbow Science Experiment

Rainbow In A Jar: Water Density Experiment

Water science is awesome! This water density experiment with sugar uses only a few kitchen ingredients but produces an amazing science experiment for kids! Water experiments for kids make great play activities as well as learning too! Enjoy finding out about the basics of color mixing all the way up to the density of liquids with this one simple water density experiment. RAINBOW IN A JAR WATER DENSITY EXPERIMENT! We love science, but even more, we love science experiments that can be done…

What a cool science experiment for kids! Make your own magnetic levitation.

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What a cool science experiment for kids! Make your own magnetic levitation.

Totally Irresponsible Science - 64 Daring Experiments

Totally Irresponsible Science - 64 Daring Experiments

Totally Irresponsible Science - 64 Daring Experiments

Paper plate atoms! Awesome STEM activity or science project for kids.

Atom and Molecule Activities - Playdough To Plato

Paper plate atoms! Awesome STEM activity or science project for kids.

floating ball activity - fun science project for bored kids!

Floating Ball Activity — All for the Boys

floating ball activity - fun science project for bored kids!

Awesome Science Tricks Using Static Electricity

Awesome Science Tricks Using Static Electricity

Brusspup presents some awesome science tricks using static electricity. They show how to make a plate hover in the air, how to pull an aluminum can across

Think chemical energy is dull? Think again with this cool project that lets you turn a potato into a battery. The project is perfect for ages five and up, although younger children will need adult supervision and help to work with the nails and wires. | How to Make a Potato Battery from #LoveToKnow

Think chemical energy is dull? Think again with this cool project that lets you turn a potato into a battery. The project is perfect for ages five and up, although younger children will need adult supervision and help to work with the nails and wires. | How to Make a Potato Battery from #LoveToKnow

motorized coloring bot kids can make

Motorized Coloring Machine Kids Can Make

You know what STEM is right? Science, technology, engineering and math. These are skills that kids really need to have a nice handle on- both boys and girls. We

How To: Make Balloon Rockets In Your Living Room. Making science discovery oh so fun!

Balloon Rockets - Discover Explore Learn

Balloons are a classic childhood staple, providing endless hours of frugal entertainment for children of all ages. They are also a great catalyst for science exploration. My kids and I have been experimenting with building our own model rocket, and we had a blast launching water rockets at our local science museum recently. Rockets are fascinating,...Read More »

Homemade Magnetic Slime- TOO COOL! This stuff takes minutes to make & is a sure way to WOW the kids!

Magnetic Slime Recipe

Homemade Magnetic Slime- TOO COOL! This stuff takes minutes to make & is a sure way to WOW the kids!

Run out of things to do this summer? Never fear, we've got 23 science projects to do with your kids right here! Stay cool!

23 Science Projects for Kids!

Don’t know what to do now that the first month of summer is gone? We’ve got you covered with these 23 science projects for kids! These projects aren’t just a great way to learn, they’re also super fun! What are you waiting for?? Elsa’s Frozen Powers – this is probably the coolest project on this list,... Read More

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Quick and easy STEM activity that students will enjoy! Science activities that students will love!

STEM Challenge Water Slide

Quick and easy STEM activity that students will enjoy! Science activities that students will love!

How Strong is Spaghetti? STEM Challenge for Kids

How Strong is Spaghetti? STEM Challenge for Kids! - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

How strong is spaghetti? Challenge kids to invent a way to find out! This STEM challenge is a lot of fun, and you won’t need much in the way of materials! Here are the materials we used: 1 package of spaghetti 2 sheets of styrofoam – purchased at Hobby Lobby Books Wooden blocks We started our […]

DIY smart phone projector - Big DIY Ideas

DIY smart phone projector

Do you have leftover Halloween candy or too much candy hanging around the house? Turn your extra candy into cool candy science activities! Halloween candy science uses all the candy you collected the night before and turns it into fun hands on learning science experiments and STEM activities. We also have Halloween math activities perfect for early learning. Halloween science with candy is a real treat. Taste test wit the 5 senses, dissolve candy, make an edible rock cycle, and more.

Halloween Candy Science Experiments

So you've got Skittles, candy bars, M&Ms, candy corn, Peeps, lollipops, and so much more in a big plastic bucket, don't you? I bet you are looking at it going whoa, that's a whole lot of candy. Particularly, a whole lot of candy you don't want the kids to eat. Believe me when I say we eat our share, but we also enjoy some Halloween candy science activities and STEM projects too. Simple science experiments for kids are the best! AWESOME CANDY EXPERIMENTS FOR HALLOWEEN SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS WITH…

Toys from Trash. Awesome website full of toys and experiments using/teaching STEM

Toys from Trash

Toys from Trash. Awesome website full of toys and experiments using/teaching STEM

STEM fun flying a rubber band helicopter and three more fun learning activities for kids from Galileo Camps. #Sponsored post.

Rubber Band Helicopter STEM Activity for Kids

STEM fun flying a rubber band helicopter and three more fun learning activities for kids from Galileo Camps. #Sponsored post.

Angry Birds program setup! Kids got to learn about catapults, then fly their pom poms into the cups.

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Our first 2014 program was Angry Birds: Furious Forces! Kids learned about gravity and force, then created their own Angry Bird cups and pom poms. Then, they got to test out the catapults and try to...

5 End of the Year STEM Activities (Design a Marble Run)

5 End of the Year STEM Challenges — Carly and Adam

5 End of the Year STEM Activities (Design a Marble Run)

Science Experiments and STEM Activities for kids Science Engineering Technology Math Ideas

Hands On Science Experiments For Kids

What are the best hands on science experiments for kids ages 3 to 9 and beyond? Science experiments, science activities, and STEM challenges are awesome for young kids! These activities below are visually stimulating, hands-on, and sensory-rich for discovery and exploration! Also check out our quick and easy STEM activities. EASY SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS FOR KIDS! HANDS ON SCIENCE ACTIVITIES Kids are curious and always looking to explore, discover, check out, and experiment to find out why things…

The Pipecleaner (aka "Fuzzy Sticks") Challenge is one of my favorite STEM activities to introduce students to STEM learning. This is a fun, inexpensive, and engaging challenge that can be tailored to different ages, settings, and time-frames.  This challenge is also an excellent team icebreaker.

Pipecleaner STEM Challenge — Vivify STEM

The Pipecleaner (aka "Fuzzy Sticks") Challenge is one of my favorite STEM activities to introduce students to STEM learning. This is a fun, inexpensive, and engaging challenge that can be tailored to different ages, settings, and time-frames. This challenge is also an excellent team icebreaker.

How do you build community in your classroom? Have you tackled STEM Challenges yet? How do you prepare your students for the fabulous collaboration that can occur when they work in groups to solve …

Team Building for STEM Challenges - STEM Activities for Kids

How do you build community in your classroom? Have you tackled STEM Challenges yet? How do you prepare your students for the fabulous collaboration that can occur when they work in groups to solve …

STEM Challenge- the idea is to get the cups to drop and land softly. Ping pong balls in the cups cannot bounce out!

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STEM Challenge- the idea is to get the cups to drop and land softly. Ping pong balls in the cups cannot bounce out!

5 End of the Year STEM Activities (Design a Marble Run)

5 End of the Year STEM Challenges — Carly and Adam

5 End of the Year STEM Activities (Design a Marble Run)

Science Experiments and STEM Activities for kids Science Engineering Technology Math Ideas

Hands On Science Experiments For Kids

What are the best hands on science experiments for kids ages 3 to 9 and beyond? Science experiments, science activities, and STEM challenges are awesome for young kids! These activities below are visually stimulating, hands-on, and sensory-rich for discovery and exploration! Also check out our quick and easy STEM activities. EASY SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS FOR KIDS! HANDS ON SCIENCE ACTIVITIES Kids are curious and always looking to explore, discover, check out, and experiment to find out why things…

LEGO Zip Line Kids Activity

LEGO Zip Line Challenge

Our first ever super simple homemade LEGO zip line was immediately a hit! Why not add to it! SO we came up with another great idea using an actually pulley mechanism. This cool LEGO Zip Line Challenge is a great STEM activity for kids of all ages to have fun with and learn something from. We love easy LEGO activities! BUILD A LEGO ZIP LINE LEGO ZIP LINE ACTIVITY FOR KIDS Just a few simple materials are all you need to get started. STEM activities can be simple to do and set up at home! You…

STEM challenges - winter games

STEM Activities - WINTER SPORTS

STEM challenges - winter games

STEM Challenges: Straws are such a great material to use for your STEM projects. They are easy to use, come in many colors and sizes, and they are inexpensive! Here's a flying project that used different sizes of straws for the flyer!

STEM Hoop Flyers Challenge

Another great STEM experiment and building challenge with the easiest of supplies: Straws! This challenge is to create the ultimate hoop flyer. Students will experiment with changing the variables of a standard hoop flyer and then choose which components to use in the ultimate design. The easy mater...

How Strong is Spaghetti?  STEM Challenge for Kids!  Create tests to investigate the strength of spaghetti.

How Strong is Spaghetti? STEM Challenge for Kids! - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

How strong is spaghetti? Challenge kids to invent a way to find out! This STEM challenge is a lot of fun, and you won’t need much in the way of materials! Here are the materials we used: 1 package of spaghetti 2 sheets of styrofoam – purchased at Hobby Lobby Books Wooden blocks We started our […]

STEM Engineering Challenges and Ideas for the Elementary and Middle School Classroom | Check Out Photos and Ideas to grow your classroom with STEM

Monthly STEM Challenge for September

STEM Engineering Challenges and Ideas for the Elementary and Middle School Classroom | Check Out Photos and Ideas to grow your classroom with STEM

STEM for Kids: Egg Drop Project - Buggy and Buddy

Have you tried the egg drop project yet? This was our 4th year in a row taking part this super fun STEM activity for kids! Check out how to do it with your children or students, and be sure to print out our two free printable recording sheets.

STEM Paper Airplane Challenge

Fun and Educational STEM Paper Airplane Challenge for Kids

This STEM challenge is a terrific way to help teach your kids about science, technology, engineering and math.

Engineering for Kids | Building with Jelly Beans

Engineering for Kids | Building with Jelly Beans

We love building with different materials. We love any sort of project that encourages engineering for kids! Building with jellybeans is the perfect activity for little thinkers!

STEM Paper Airplane Challenge

STEM Paper Airplane Challenge - Kids Activities

Stem challenges are a terrific way to help teach your kids about science, technology, engineering and math.

Remove the first cup & they start falling in a domino effect: 4 Engineering Challenges for Kids - with Cups, Craft Sticks, and Cubes. Fun for rainy days!!

4 Engineering Challenges for Kids (Cups, Craft Sticks, and Cubes!) - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

Here’s a simple open-ended building activity for kids of all ages – Colored craft sticks, wooden cubes, and small plastic cups! Simple materials, and yet we have been having a blast building all kinds of amazing structures with them. This project is the second project in our Summer STEAM Camp series! This week, we are […]

Team building #STEM Challenge: Make a cup tower using a rubber band and four pieces of string! From Alma Alexander (@purely.primary)

Alma Alexander on Instagram: “My students loved this cup tower activity so much, we had to do it again on Friday! They had to use a rubber band and 4 pieces of string…”

478 Likes, 44 Comments - Alma Alexander (@purely.primary) on Instagram: “My students loved this cup tower activity so much, we had to do it again on Friday! They had to…”

March Madness Basketball STEM: This is a great STEM challenge for March. Younger students design and build a basketball shooter to launch a ping pong ball into a trash can, bucket, or cup. Older students design and build a basketball shooter as well as a basketball goal to shoot the ping pong ball into.

March Madness Basketball Shooter STEM Activity + Digital Distance Learning

March Madness Basketball STEM: This is a great STEM challenge for March. Younger students design and build a basketball shooter to launch a ping pong ball into a trash can, bucket, or cup. Older students design and build a basketball shooter as well as a basketball goal to shoot the ping pong ball into.

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Fun Homeschool Project for All Ages: Learning About the Winter Constellation, Orion | The Happy Housewife

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Dry Ice Bubbles - Educational Activities for Kids

15 Fun and Educational Activities for Kids

Try these fun and educational activities for kids. Make a volcano, a tornado, glitter jars (like snow globes), giant bubbles, dry ice bubbles, and more.

Science Fun for Kids - lots of fun hands on science experiments for kids to explore the world around them. Great for preschool, kindergarten and homeschool elementary kids.

Static Electricity Butterfly Experiment

Static Electricity is a fascinating subject, especially for preschoolers. Every once in a while someone in my household will touch another family member after unintentionally rubbing their feet on the carpet and will give them

Air Canon Smoke Bubble Science Experiment - A tutorial on how to make an air canon and use it to create smoke rings <-- VERY cool science experiment.

Air Canon Smoke Ring

Air Canon Smoke Bubble Science Experiment - A tutorial on how to make an air canon and use it to create smoke rings <-- VERY cool science experiment.

Wow. Cool magnet project for later years...

Toys from Trash

Gallery of Arvind Gupta's Fun Science Toys hosted by ArvindGuptaToys.com - Page by Samir Dhurde

Surprisingly easy science experiment for kids. Make a rainbow in a jar!!

Rainbow Jar - Playdough To Plato

This colorful rainbow jar is the perfect easy kids' science experiement becauses it uses ingredients you already have in your kitchen!

Awesome Science Experiment: Make Hot Ice with Baking Soda and Vinegar - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

Here’s a fun science experiment that will definitely get a “wow” from the kids. Combine baking soda and vinegar to make sodium acetate, or hot ice! It crystalizes instantly when you pour it, allowing you to create a tower of crystals. Since the process of crystallization is exothermic, the “ice” that forms will be hot […]

Quick and easy STEM activity that students will enjoy! Science activities that students will love!

STEM Challenge Water Slide

Quick and easy STEM activity that students will enjoy! Science activities that students will love!

How Strong is Spaghetti? STEM Challenge for Kids

How Strong is Spaghetti? STEM Challenge for Kids! - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

How strong is spaghetti? Challenge kids to invent a way to find out! This STEM challenge is a lot of fun, and you won’t need much in the way of materials! Here are the materials we used: 1 package of spaghetti 2 sheets of styrofoam – purchased at Hobby Lobby Books Wooden blocks We started our […]

DIY smart phone projector - Big DIY Ideas

DIY smart phone projector

Seriously the most AMAZING playdough you'll ever make. Soft, smooth, silky, and smells amazing. Two surprising ingredients!

2 Ingredient Silky Smooth Play Dough from Our Best Bites!

Seriously the most AMAZING playdough you'll ever make. Soft, smooth, silky, and smells amazing. Two surprising ingredients!

Do you have leftover Halloween candy or too much candy hanging around the house? Turn your extra candy into cool candy science activities! Halloween candy science uses all the candy you collected the night before and turns it into fun hands on learning science experiments and STEM activities. We also have Halloween math activities perfect for early learning. Halloween science with candy is a real treat. Taste test wit the 5 senses, dissolve candy, make an edible rock cycle, and more.

Halloween Candy Science Experiments

So you've got Skittles, candy bars, M&Ms, candy corn, Peeps, lollipops, and so much more in a big plastic bucket, don't you? I bet you are looking at it going whoa, that's a whole lot of candy. Particularly, a whole lot of candy you don't want the kids to eat. Believe me when I say we eat our share, but we also enjoy some Halloween candy science activities and STEM projects too. Simple science experiments for kids are the best! AWESOME CANDY EXPERIMENTS FOR HALLOWEEN SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS WITH…

Halloween Science: Static Electricity Ghosts - The Homeschool Scientist

Halloween Science: Static Electricity Ghosts -

Halloween Science: Static Electricity Ghosts - The Homeschool Scientist

Under normal light, the Atomic Glow coloring turns the water a cool   greenish-yellow color. But Atomic Glow gets its name from the color that   appears when you flip on the black light. When Atomic Glow coloring is   exposed to black light, the material actually glows an eerie green color   that looks… well… atomic, as the kids say.

Glow Powder with Mini Black Light - Steve Spangler Science

Under normal light, the Atomic Glow coloring turns the water a cool greenish-yellow color. But Atomic Glow gets its name from the color that appears when you flip on the black light. When Atomic Glow coloring is exposed to black light, the material actually glows an eerie green color that looks… well… atomic, as the kids say.

Flying Ghost Rockets- these rockets fly high into the air. FUN Fall Science kids love

Ghost Rockets for Kids

Flying Ghost Rockets- these rockets fly high into the air. FUN Fall Science kids love