Dissolve, Melt, Thaw!
When I taught second grade, I discovered that my kiddos did not really understand the difference between the words "dissolve," "melt," and "thaw." So we tried it out, and then labeled it. Then, I passed out an ice cube to everyone, and they let it melt in their hands! I think that they understood it much better after that! Science should always be as hands-on and visual as possible, I think!
EASY Play Dough Circuits
Make your own play dough circuits. This conductive play dough recipe helps teach kids about electricity in such a fun way!
Unpoppable Bubble Recipe with Free Printable
Make unpoppable bubbles and beat the evaporation odds in this DIY science experiment. Here is a demo video and a free unpoppable bubble recipe printable.
Awesome Science Experiment: Make Hot Ice with Baking Soda and Vinegar - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
Here’s a fun science experiment that will definitely get a “wow” from the kids. Combine baking soda and vinegar to make sodium acetate, or hot ice! It crystalizes instantly when you pour it, allowing you to create a tower of crystals. Since the process of crystallization is exothermic, the “ice” that forms will be hot […]
Why You Need to Use Soap (a Germs Simulation Experiment)
I'm not sure my oldest son uses soap every time he showers. And I've seen our youngest son put soap on one hand and then instead of rubbing them together, stick the soapy hand immediately under the running water. Hopefully this simple, yet fun, experiment has convinced them of the merits of soap. The experiment is meant to simulate how soap helps to get rid of germs. What You Need plate (or saucer) with a raised edge water ground black pepper dishwashing liquid (we used Ms. Meyer's) What to…
Color Changing Milk Science Fair Project Idea
The Color changing milk science fair project is a great Science Experiment to do with kids of all ages. And makes for a fun and simple science fair project
30 Science Experiments - Playdough To Plato
Science just got a whole lot easier to add into your lesson plans! Using the easy-to-follow instructions and common household supplies, kids will whip up some magic rainbow milk, make raisins dance, create some fluffy Ivory Soap souffle, fish for ice, shine pennies and make water walk. PLUS, your download also includes a no-prep science journal that goes along with the 30 jaw-dropping science experiments so kids can easily keep track of their results. But that's just the beginning! Get…
EXPERIMENTO: la fuerza de un imán
Demostrar las cualidades físicas de un imán es cosa fácil cuando se tienen los materiales adecuados. En esta ocasión vamos a comproba...