Science Experiments

Crystal Snowflakes

These fun snowflake crafts will help you celebrate the winter season whether there is snow on the ground or you are only wishing for some.Crystal snowflakes-This beautiful craft also demonstrates some basic chemistry principles. What you will need: Wide mouthed …[Continue]

Colored Carnations

While this may not be exactly a craft, it presents a good opportunity to talk to the kids about how plants “eat and drink.” Purchase a few white carnations. Then you will need to create a dye solution out of …[Continue]

Shrinky Dink Plant Pokes

If you are looking for a way to have some fun this summer with your kids you may want to give these craft ideas a try. Not only are they big on fun but will allow your kids to beat …[Continue]

Online Astronomy Resources

Astronomy is a field of study that has many different aspects. In school, children are introduced to a relatively small percentage of all of what astronomy has to offer. For this reason, it can be difficult to find astronomy projects …[Continue]

Cooking With A Solar Oven

Allow the sun to help you with your meal prep by making this solar oven. To begin you will need to gather the following materials: a square pizza box, a black marker or pen, a straw or a stick, non …[Continue]

Homemade Sundial

To make your own sundial you will need: a large paper cup, a plastic lid, a straw, a watch, a pen and pencil, tape, sand or small stones and a working compass. To begin you want to poke a hole …[Continue]

Solar System Science Project

In most schools, children are encouraged to do science experiments as a way of reiterating the lessons that they are taught in the classroom. One of the most popular science projects that children have the opportunity to do is to …[Continue]

Volcano Models for Younger Children

Making model volcanoes can be fun for anyone in the family and there are many different ways that they can be made. Whether you are an adult making it just for the sake of a bog eruption explosion or a …[Continue]

Variations on the Classic Volcano Model

Model volcanoes have been made for a long time and are the old stand by for the school science fair. But many people are finding ways to go beyond the classic volcano model and have come up with new and …[Continue]

Tips to Remember When Making Volcano Models

The science fair is one of the favorite times of year for kids and teacher alike. There are always very interesting things and one of the greatest ones is invariably a model volcano. Volcanoes have fascinated people for thousands of …[Continue]

Simple Model Volcano Ideas

When people think of model volcanoes, one of the first things that come to mind is the science fair and all of the projects kids bring to show off. But model volcanoes can be more than just science fair projects …[Continue]

Mobiles

Mobiles are great for people of all ages. They can be very complex or very simple. For less advanced children, the mobile can be made of simple geometric shapes that are only covered with one color of yarn and then …[Continue]