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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

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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.

Child's hands hold blob of homemade slime.

How to Make Slime

HOW TO MAKE SLIME Face it – your kids will never stop begging for it. Just give in and make…

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Hand holding a snail shell

How to Make Art with Snails

HOW TO MAKE ART WITH SNAILS A fun science activity that brings kids out of their shell

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Glass of water containing swirls of colored fluid

How to Make Water Walk

HOW TO MAKE WATER WALK Take a walk on the water side with this fun experiment

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Streaks of paint

How to Make Blown Art

HOW TO MAKE BLOWN ART Here’s a science experiment for kids that will take their breath away

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Bubbles floating in air

How to Make Art with Bubbles

HOW TO MAKE ART WITH BUBBLES This playful project definitely doesn’t blow

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Rainbow across cloudy sky

How to Make Rainbow Paper

HOW TO MAKE RAINBOW PAPER A fun science project for your kids to do, rain or shine

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Erlenmeyer flask containing colored fluid.

Let’s Do Chemistry

LET’S DO CHEMISTRY Feeling mixed-up about chemistry? Try this fun science activity!

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Paint splatters

How to Make a Gravity Painting

HOW TO MAKE A GRAVITY PAINTING It has its ups and downs, but this science activity will be fun for…

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Paint splotches

How to Make Evaporation Art

HOW TO MAKE EVAPORATION ART A fun science project for kids who are thirsty for water facts

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Celery sticks

How to Make Rainbow Celery

HOW TO MAKE RAINBOW CELERY Hey kids, sometimes it’s okay to play with your food

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Pair of hands and smiley face drawn in shaving cream

How to Make Art with Shaving Cream

HOW TO MAKE ART WITH SHAVING CREAM Make beautiful paper with this bathroom-cabinet staple

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Bouncing Polymer Ball

BOUNCING POLYMER BALL Make a bouncing ball in this science experiment you can do at home.

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See more science experiments at our YouTube Channel playlist
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