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Action Reaction Rockets

Create explosive fun with these rockets! Video

Arbor Day Activities 

Celebrate Arbor Day with this booklet of activities. 

Arctic Animals and How They Stay Warm

SEEDS Recipe for Science

Around the Clock 

Build a sundial. This activity works best if you are home from sunrise to sunset. 

Build a Pop Bottle Ecosystem

Make a small ecosystem in a pop bottle. 

Catapult Paper Airplane

How far can you project your paper airplane?

Catapults and How They Work

SEEDS Recipe for Science

Celery Investigation

A fun science experiment using only celery and water

Cup Rocket Launcher

Experiment with different sizes of cups to see which launches the highest!

Dancing Cranberries!

A festive experiment using only craisins and sprite

Density Science Experiment

Watch density in action using water and oil – Video

Design Challenge: Creating a Cup Tower 

Make a tower using only paper cups.

Design Challenge: Improve the School

Design a prototype for a item that will improve your school (or home). 

Engineering Bug Homes

Learn how to make fun homes for bugs outside – Video

Fish Vocabulary Bingo

30 game boards to practice fish vocabulary. 

Frisbee Science

Tossing a frisbee is a great way to have fun in the sun 

Get the Point

Make your own compass

Holiday STREAM Fes 

A flurry of science and family fun! 

Hot Cocoa Science 

Determine how the temperture of water affects the rate at which hot cocoa mix dissolves

How to Build a Kite 

Directions for how to build pyramid and basic kites 

How to Read a Tree

Identify and learn about trees.  

Make an Ocean Ecosystem Dessert

Learn to make a cool and tasty version of an ocean ecosystem at home. 

Make Your Own Soap

Make bars of soap using the melt and pour method.

Make Your Own Trilobite

Color and make your a Trilobite. Printing Required. Find out more about Trilobites.

Michigan Mystery Animal Challenge 

Read the clues and try to determine the identity of this Michigan animal 

Plant Life Cycle

Learn about each stage of a plants life

Rubber Band-Powered Boats

Create a paddle boat using only cardboard, scissors, duct tape, and a rubber band. 

Sled Building

Use your physics knowlegde to design, build, and test sleds made of cardboard 

Solar S’mores

Create a solar oven that will cook a s’more. 

Teddy Bear Toss: Fun with Gravity

SEEDS Recipe for Science

Tipsy Tower: Engineering Challenge

SEEDS Recipe for Science

The Way of the Wind

Build your own weather vane to help observe changing weather

Under Pressure

Explore the weight and pressure of water

Will it Sink?

Experiment with bouyancy. 

Wild & Wonderful Rainforest

13 activites to learn about the levels on the rainforest and the animals that live there.

Winter Salt Watch

Request your FREE salt watch kit to find out whether road salt pollution in a problem in local body of water. 

Edible Watershed

Learn about the importance of watersheds while making a sweet treat – Video