Excellent, easy science experiment that shows how air takes up space by creating a water fountain with a balloon, a bottle, a straw, poster putty, and colored water. Includes science description for teaching.
Cause and effect is how children learn to control and interact with their environment, and understanding cause and effect helps to develop problem solving skills. With that in mind, I created this fun activity for my three year old son, R, to give him a v
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.