Ocean Zones for Kids: Layers of the Sea Science Project
Learn about ocean layers & zones with this creative science activity kids & teens will love! Fun way to discuss marine animals and how light travels thru water -- STEM for kids | Ocean science project
Elementary Science Experiment, Earthquake Waves
This elementary science experiment creates a wave box that demonstrates how earthquake waves can travel through solid materials as they travel away from the focus of an earthquake .
Oil Spill! Connecting STEM activities to real world problems
I recently had another opportunity to observe a science program in an after school setting, this time at Greenleaf Elementary School in Oakland, CA. The rising fifth graders have an hour and a half of STEM programming after lunch every afternoon, and the day I visited they did an activity about cleaning up oil in the ocean. They worked with trays filled a few inches with water, feathers, straws, cotton balls and sponges. I think it's especially challenging to lead activities like this, where…
Science for Kids: Water bottle fountain
Are you following us on Pinterest? This experiment allows children to see that air takes up room and is always present even though we can't see it. Ages: 2 -12+ (see the bottom on how to simplify or extend to meet the needs of your child) Materials: Empty water bottle balloon straw blu-tac (or similar) tray for catching the water (optional. You could always do it outside, in a bath, or near a sink) Begin by blowing up a balloon and asking your child "What is in the balloon?" Let the balloon…
E is for Explore!
783 original hands-on activities for kids (as well as a compiled archive of ideas from all over the web) with a strong focus on inquiry, design thinking, problem-solving skills, imaginative / creative thinking, nature, drama, learning with movement, music, arts integration and PLAY! - Creative Genius Kids! - for teachers and homeschoolers