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A collection of free activities for your science classroom.

  • Get students fired up with this burning money chemistry experiment

    Get students fired up with this burning money chemistry experiment

    Fire up your students with this high-octane chemistry demo that illustrates combustion reactions.

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  • Shocking facts about static electricity from McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    Shocking facts about static electricity from McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    Spark students’ curiosity about the basics of electric charges. Inspire hands-on educational activities that develop critical thinking skills that students can do at home or in the classroom.

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  • Get the facts about how vaccines work and a free student handout from McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    Get the facts about how vaccines work and a free student handout from McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    Inspire students to explore the science behind vaccines by using this powerful resource from McGraw Hill’s AccessScience to build your lesson plans on virology and immunology.

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  • Have no fear; your hydrophobic effect activity is here!

    Have no fear; your hydrophobic effect activity is here!

    Demonstrate the hydrophobic effect, surface tension, and hydrogen bonding with this fascinating underwater activity.

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  • Shed light on chemiluminescence with this simple activity

    Shed light on chemiluminescence with this simple activity

    Help students discover the science behind cool things like glow sticks, fireflies, jellyfish, and even crime scene investigations.

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  • Get the facts about Sphenisciformes and a free student handout from McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    Get the facts about Sphenisciformes and a free student handout from McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    Penguins are a beloved flightless aquatic bird. Your class will be delighted to learn about their characteristics, habitat, and evolution.

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  • Get the facts about bacteriology and a free student handout from McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    Get the facts about bacteriology and a free student handout from McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    Inspire students to explore the bacteriology tools used by geneticists, epidemiologists, doctors, archeologists, historians, forensic scientists, and farmers.

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  • Get the facts about biotechnology and a free student handout from McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    Get the facts about biotechnology and a free student handout from McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    Inspire students to explore how biotechnology demonstrates key concepts from biology, chemistry, and physics and its relationship to modern applications within the biological sciences.

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  • Get the facts about radiation and a free student handout from McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    Get the facts about radiation and a free student handout from McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    Energize your class with the facts on radiation to help them distinguish safe forms of radiation from harmful ones.

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  • 5 Thanksgiving Science Activities for Students to Try Around The Holiday Table – Plus a Free Activity Download

    5 Thanksgiving Science Activities for Students to Try Around The Holiday Table – Plus a Free Activity Download

    Keep students engaged over the holiday break with these hands-on science activities that will a-maize the whole family.

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  • Dig up the facts on Soil Chemistry with McGraw Hill’s AccessScience

    Dig up the facts on Soil Chemistry with McGraw Hill’s AccessScience

    Unearth the science behind soil to introduce students to various STEM concepts, including soil formation, classification, and mapping; and physical, chemical, biological, and fertility properties.

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  • Get schooled on coronavirus with McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    Get schooled on coronavirus with McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    This comprehensive resource from McGraw Hill’s AccessScience gives you facts and the latest science on coronavirus. A go-to resource as you develop real-life lessons integrated into STEM topics.

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  • 26 hands-on science activities to do at home or school – plus a FREE 5-in-1 Science Activity Power Pack

    26 hands-on science activities to do at home or school – plus a FREE 5-in-1 Science Activity Power Pack

    Check out 26 of our most popular science activities and the convenient activity-pack download. Covers classroom or distance-learning lessons for chemistry, biology, physics, geology & earth science.

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  • Dig deep into Paleontology with McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    Dig deep into Paleontology with McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    An in-depth resource on paleontology with engaging facts for budding earth scientists in your class, as they explore the fields of geology, biology, ichnology, ecology, and more.

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  • Explore Mendelian Genetics with McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    Explore Mendelian Genetics with McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    Explore Mendel's laws of heredity, inherited traits in plants, and biological traits. A great resource to help prepare genetics lesson plans for your biology class.

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  • Think outside the box with these outdoor science activities

    Think outside the box with these outdoor science activities

    Students convert their backyard into an outdoor science lab to study everything from leaf chromatography to a microorganism-filled compost pile. Engage their natural curiosity about their world.

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  • Styrofoam cups vanish into thin air with this activity

    Styrofoam cups vanish into thin air with this activity

    Grab this Styrofoam-meets-acetone activity, so the science investigators in your class can make observations about the concept of dissolving and how to distinguish it from melting.

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  • Hovercrafts aren't just science friction with this activity

    Hovercrafts aren't just science friction with this activity

    Your students will get a rise out of building a hovercraft to explore the principles behind gravity, air resistance, and friction.

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  • Looks like a moon but tastes like a cookie, it's a moon phase activity

    Looks like a moon but tastes like a cookie, it's a moon phase activity

    Harness your students' curiosity and imagination with this fun activity where students use observation skills to model Moon phases and learn concepts on gravitation and relativity, light, and spectra.

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    Weigh the Possibilities: 3 Quick Experiments Using Scales and Balances

    Create a lesson plan for middle-school science in no time with these 3 activities using scales and balances. Cover chemistry, biology, and physics while offering experience with science equipment.

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