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

  • Fun Science Activities to Celebrate the New Year

    Fun Science Activities to Celebrate the New Year

    Colorful, exciting science activities to help students ring in the new year with a smile.

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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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  • A battery of hands-on science fun with this free Orange Clock activity

    A battery of hands-on science fun with this free Orange Clock activity

    Give students a boost from using fruit to demonstrate how batteries convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Explore the building blocks of everything, with the periodic table, plus a free student handout from McGraw Hill’s AccessScience

    Explore the building blocks of everything, with the periodic table, plus a free student handout from McGraw Hill’s AccessScience

    This free resource helps students learn how the elements make up everything on the earth, in the solar system, and in the universe.

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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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  • 15 hands-on chemistry activities to do at home or school – with FREE downloads

    15 hands-on chemistry activities to do at home or school – with FREE downloads

    Check out 15 of our most popular chemistry activity downloads in one convenient place. Covers classroom or distance-learning lessons.

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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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  • 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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  •   Reflect back on Palindrome Days!

    Reflect back on Palindrome Days!

    Getting students excited about palindromes is easy when they discover they’re all around us in nature, mathematics, and words.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Boo-tiful bone facts and science activities for Halloween fun

    Boo-tiful bone facts and science activities for Halloween fun

    We’ve scared up fun facts and activities that support your lesson plans on skeletal systems.

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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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