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On the mornings of Friday, April 19 and Thursday, April 25, we will have several field trips on site. Please anticipate large groups and a busier campus!

At Home Science

Science Experiments for Kids

to learn

Science isn't just something you do in a lab or in a classroom. You can do science with your kids any time, any day! Do a science activity yourself, at home! Try out our science experiments and discover something amazing. Click on the activities below and find one that's right for you.

Triangles of different sizes

Learning about Sierpinski Triangles

LEARNING ABOUT SIERPINSKI TRIANGLES If your child thinks the only famous triangle is in Bermuda, this project is for them…

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Hand holds egg decorated with drawings of flowers and stars.

How to Make a Wax Resist

HOW TO MAKE WAX RESIST This eggs-cellent technique is to dye for! Tested, edited & approved by: Beth Kracum, Senior…

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Person dips eggs in bowls of liquid dye.

How to Make See-Through Eggs

HOW TO MAKE SEE-THROUGH EGGS Looking for an edible science project? We’ve got eggs-actly what you need! Tested, edited &…

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Paper hoops

How to Make Hoopsters

HOW TO MAKE HOOPSTERS Take your paper airplane-making up a notch with these cool flying hoops  

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Smiling child

How to Make Laughing Cups

HOW TO MAKE LAUGHING CUPS Your kids will get a giggle out of this fun experiment

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A hand holds up chunk of jagged ice, with icebergs in the background.

How to Explore Melting Ice

HOW TO EXPLORE MELTING ICE This cool experiment with frozen water will have your kids singing ice, ice baby Tested,…

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Lifebuoy, or life preserver ring

Explore Buoyancy with Foil Boats

EXPLORE BUOYANCY WITH FOIL BOATS In this experiment, kids will learn that sometimes it’s good to rock the boat Tested,…

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How to Make an Observation Station

HOW TO MAKE AN OBSERVATION STATION Pretend like it’s 1975 and send your kids outside to play Tested, edited &…

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Cut out shapes for cylinder, box, triangle, heart

How to Test the Strength of Shapes

HOW TO TEST THE STRENGTH OF SHAPES With this fun experiment, your kids will see that strength comes in all…

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Learning About Arches

LEARNING ABOUT ARCHES A project your kids will love that saves you from cooking dinner. It’s a win-win. Tested, edited…

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How to Make Your Own Rainbow

HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN RAINBOW When your kids just want a rainy-day rainbow and it isn’t raining

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Colored ice cubes in a drinking glass of water

Explore Colors With Ice

EXPLORE COLORS WITH ICE Use this cool project to show your kids that before “Frozen” there was ice

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See more science experiments at our YouTube Channel playlist
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