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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.
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.
Your students will get a rise out of building a hovercraft to explore the principles behind gravity, air resistance, and friction.
Our must-see list of online activities and resources for teachers planning remote learning for their students during school closure and looking for professional development.
There's a plethora of science experiments hiding in our refrigerators, pantries & junk drawers. If you're looking for creative science experiments for distance learners, then you're in the right place
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.
This hands-on DNA activity uses common household supplies to teach students a technique for extracting the DNA that makes them who they are.
If your students aren't familiar with the greenhouse effect, don't sweat it, we've got you covered. In this simple activity, students can use common household items to simulate the greenhouse effect.
A fun distance learning activity using simple household items that helps teach concepts on chemical reactions, gravity, rockets, thrust, pressurization, and carbon dioxide.
Viruses take over the cells of living organisms by injecting them with their genetic material. Learn how these buggers can turn healthy cells into virus-producing zombies!
Understanding how vaccines work. While your body is battling germs in the vaccine, it's also making the antibodies it needs to help quickly recognize and destroy those germs before they make you sick.
The good news is that by simply washing our hands, we can help decrease the spread of coronavirus and other things that make us sick.
Using various testing methods, students will learn the properties that distinguish one mineral from another, how minerals are classified, how they occur in nature, and how they're used in daily life.
Virtually all living cells are dependent on diffusion and osmosis processes. This free activity will enable students to explore the relationship between diffusion and cell size.
Engage student interest in math and science by celebrating the number Pi, the mysterious ratio found in circular objects and forms throughout nature, science, and mathematics.
Students learn to use laboratory notebooks to keep consistent and accurate notes that record and reflect on their inquiry-based observations, activities, investigations, and experiments.
Students practice science observation skills, data collection, and more as they learn how to hunt for planets outside our solar system with this free activity.
Palindrome days aren’t just fun dates on the calendar – they’re a great time to introduce students to the many palindromes in science and nature all around us. Here’s how to use them in your classroom
We asked ten science teachers to tell us their favorite ways to inspire their students using our hands-on materials. Here’s what they said.
Road salt keeps icy roads and sidewalks safe, but how does it impact our environment? In this activity students investigate how to keep roads safe while keeping our ponds safe, too.