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One special ingredient can make your lemonade stand the best in the whole neighborhood! Do you know what it is?
Have you ever seen a strand of DNA before? Use this STEM activity to extract the DNA from a strawberry! Take a look!
Hovercrafts aren't just a staple of futuristic movies. They make a great STEM activity for kids! Check out how to make your own!
Can you blow up a balloon inside a plastic bottle? Learn about air pressure with this fun science activity!
You've probably been to a corn maze in the fall, but have you ever seen a plant go through a maze? They follow the sunlight through a box! Find out how to make your own STEM plant maze!
How does lightning work? Let's find out using static electricity! Weather science is so exciting for students, but it's even more exciting when all they need to do it themselves are a balloon and a spoon.
Worms are the soil scientists of nature! Create your own worm jar by building a tiny ecosystem. This will allow students to see these amazing little creatures at work!
Teach kids how to make their very own bird nest with this STEM and STEAM enriched activity!
No matter what time of year it is, when you look up into the sky, you can probably see clouds. How do these fluffy white giants form, though? Well, using our cloud jar, we can find out!
Why grow your plants in a pot when you can grow them in an eggshell? Post-breakfast cleanup has never been so creative!
Can your students keep their peep marshmallow safe in a structure made of toothpicks and jellybeans? This STEM activity is perfect for spring!
Stimulate your need for STEM! Build a sprout house made of colorful sponges and various types of seeds! It's super easy AND fun!
Whether you need a relaxing activity to keep your hands busy or your student needs a sensory development activity, two-ingredient DIY moon sand is the perfect activity!
Make your own plastic using the casein found in that stuff you pour in your cereal: milk! 🍼 Learn how:
March begins peak tornado season for the southern states, whereas peak tornado season for the north is during the summer. With this activity, we're learning all about tornadoes with our very own tornado jars! 🌪
An inclined plane, or ramp, is one of the easiest simple machines to put together! Learn how friction affects speed in this super simple science activity. Any wheeled toys will do!
One drop? Two drops? Three? How many drops of water can fit on the surface of a penny, nickel, or dime? Students will use this STEM experiment to learn the in's and out's of surface tension! Check it out!
Teach kids how to write their own top secret messages with invisible ink! Just like the secret agents do. All you need is some lemon juice and a little creativity! Learn how.
Kids can learn about responsibility and plants by growing their own herb garden. The best part? The herbs can be used for cooking! Learn how to create your very own kids' herb garden here!
You can't see them, but they're always there. That's right, we're talking about sound waves. Can you hear us? Using a simple tin can telephone, you can teach kids all about how sound waves travel. Learn how here!
STEM and STEAM are the forefront for this activity. Use children's engineering skills to build rollercoasters out of pipe insulation and masking tape. Then, set a marble down them to see how great they are at construction!
You don't need wind or a sunny day to fly a kite. We can show you how to do it with some paper, craft supplies, paper clips, and a magnet! Learn how!
Ice fishing doesn't always mean catching fish through the ice, sometimes it means catching the ice itself! Use salt, ice, and string to teach a fun science lesson for winter.