Learn at Home

Inspire students to explore science wherever they are with these student and parent-friendly resources that are easy to incorporate into distance learning lessons.

  • Students get starstruck with these facts about the Milky Way Galaxy

    Students get starstruck with these facts about the Milky Way Galaxy

    Your students will be the few in a “billion” people who can answer questions about the structure and composition of the Milky Way Galaxy.

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  • Chill out in the lab with this free endothermic freezer flask activity

    Chill out in the lab with this free endothermic freezer flask activity

    A hands-on way to help the students in your class investigate endothermic reactions.

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  • Want the facts on heat transfer? No sweat. Plus a free student handout from McGraw Hill’s AccessScience

    Want the facts on heat transfer? No sweat. Plus a free student handout from McGraw Hill’s AccessScience

    So many processes in everyday life involve heat transfer; your students will be inspired to discover all the situations where it occurs.

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  • Get the buzz on pollination and a free student handout from McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    Get the buzz on pollination and a free student handout from McGraw Hill's AccessScience

    Teach students about the busy world of bees, butterflies, and other animals that do the vital work of moving pollen around with this free resource from McGraw Hill’s Access Science.

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  • Use this free printable worksheet to teach butterfly life cycles

    Use this free printable worksheet to teach butterfly life cycles

    Students can organize and record their observations of the stages of developing butterflies, from larva to butterfly.

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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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  • 12 low-cost science supplies for hands-on learning at home

    12 low-cost science supplies for hands-on learning at home

    Take the stress out of teaching hands-on science to students at home with this list of budget-friendly and versatile supplies that enable endless science experiments.

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  • How Students Can do Hands-On Science Safely at Home

    How Students Can do Hands-On Science Safely at Home

    Lab safety tips for blended and remote learning from WeAreTeachers.

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  • 9 ways to reinforce lab safety in the classroom or at home…plus a free student safety contract

    9 ways to reinforce lab safety in the classroom or at home…plus a free student safety contract

    Doing amazing science activities in the lab is only cool when we follow the rules. So, keep students and others as safe as possible—whether it's inside the classroom or in a home-based science lab.

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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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  • Rad Labs at Home: 10 tips for setting up a home-science lab for students

    Rad Labs at Home: 10 tips for setting up a home-science lab for students

    These 10 tips will help get you started if you're looking for guidance to help your students create a safe and functional lab space for hands-on science exploration at their home.

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  • 9 Science teachers put these activities to the test, at home

    9 Science teachers put these activities to the test, at home

    These science teachers don't miss a bit when it comes to giving their students live demonstrations of scientific principles--even while distance teaching.

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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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  • Set the kitchen table for science time

    Set the kitchen table for science time

    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

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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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  • 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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  • Double (helix) the fun with this DNA activity

    Double (helix) the fun with this DNA activity

    This hands-on DNA activity uses common household supplies to teach students a technique for extracting the DNA that makes them who they are.

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  • Heat things up with this greenhouse effect activity

    Heat things up with this greenhouse effect activity

    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.

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