Momma Owl's Lab

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DIY Constellation Tubes (Momma Owls Lab)
DIY Constellation Tubes
DIY Constellation Tubes (Momma Owls Lab)
three pink and yellow decorated cookies sitting on top of a green plate with white flowers
Happy Spring! Equinox Cookies and a Book Share
Celebrate spring with Spring Equinox Cookies and a great spring book suggestion.
a flock of ducks floating on top of a lake next to a river bank with a magnifying glass
Estimating and The Great Backyard Bird Count
Estimate the number of birds (or anything else!) in an area by utilizing the skill of counting by 10s. Great for younger kids that can't multiply yet.
a close up of a pine cone with the words seed, scale and section labeled
The Pine Cone Experiment
Explore the structure of a pine cone - examine the seeds and experiment with what happens to a pine cone when exposed to water.
a cell phone with an image of a leaf on it's screen and the caption saying spotting
Cool App: Project Noah
Become a citizen scientist! Use the free Project Noah app to identify and categorize organisms in your backyard, at your school or in your community.
four different colored leaf images with the words our favorite trees written on them in black and white
Our Favorite Trees
Document your favorite trees on your property or at a special place.
two rocks with different types of rocks on them and the words beach, mountains written in black
Weathering and Erosion with Found Rocks
Do your kids like to collect rocks everywhere they go? Turn it into a lesson on weathering and erosion!
a bunch of mushrooms hanging from the side of a wooden structure with string attached to it
Acorn Necklaces
Acorn necklaces with wool roving.
Fun Halloween activity comparing the accuracy of different skeleton models; especially fun if one of them is edible! Halloween, Models, Winter, Halloween Activities, Halloween Fun, Activities, Fun, Skeleton Model, Skeleton
Skeleton Models
Fun Halloween activity comparing the accuracy of different skeleton models; especially fun if one of them is edible!
a close up of a caterpillar on some grass
From Caterpillar to Moth: Ctenucha virginica
Information on raising a caterpillar (larvae) to a butterfly or moth.
Go on a seed hunt and id some of the plants near where you live.  Includes suggestions for good books and apps to help you id. Books, Seeds, Nature Activities, Pine Leaf, Good Books
Seed Hunt
Go on a seed hunt and id some of the plants near where you live. Includes suggestions for good books and apps to help you id.
plastic cups filled with green plants sitting on top of a table
Recycled Mini Greenhouses
Make recycled mini greenhouses with toilet paper tubes, strawberry containers and egg carton tops.
the parts of a bean seed on a white tablecloth with words describing what they are labeled
Dissecting Bean Seeds
Dissect a bean seed to learn about the structure of seeds!
a pile of branches in the woods with leaves on the ground and trees around it
Stick Forts and Brush Piles
Build a stick fort and relate it to brush piles that animals use for shelter and rearing young.