1. Don't Melt the Ice! Science Experiment for Kids

    Keep ice from melting! This is a fun science experiment for winter, but it works any time of the year. One of the reasons that I love science education is…

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  2. Build Working Gears out of Popsicle Sticks

    Here's a fun STEM challenge: Build working gears out of plastic caps, popsicle sticks, and a cardboard box! This project demonstrates mechanical concepts using materials you probably already have. Kids…

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  3. Awesome Science Experiments with Hot Wheels Cars

    Let's do some Hot Wheels STEM projects! These simple science experiments feel like play, but kids will actually be exploring the physics concepts of velocity, mass, momentum, and air resistance.…

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  4. Live Bird Cams to Watch

    Here are some bird cams that your kids might enjoy watching. It's the perfect time of year to follow along as the eggs hatch and the chicks grow! Watch eagles,…

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  5. Awesome Science Experiment: Make Hot Ice with Baking Soda and Vinegar

    Here's a fun science experiment that will definitely get a "wow" from the kids. Combine baking soda and vinegar to make sodium acetate, or hot ice! It crystalizes instantly when…

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  6. Make an Easy and Safe Pinhole Eclipse Viewer

    View the solar eclipse... without looking at the sun! Next week, a total solar eclipse will occur all across the United States, and while our state (Texas) is not in…

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  7. Build and Test Your Own Craft Stick Trebuchet

    Here's a fabulous STEM activity for kids! Build a working Trebuchet out of craft sticks. You can construct and play with the trebuchet, or take it a step further by…

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  8. Build a Da Vinci Bridge with Popsicle Sticks

    STEM for Kids! This project is great for age 10 and up. Younger kids will love it too, but may need more help. Build a clever little popsicle stick bridge…

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  9. Weather Science: Build a Wind Turbine

    Study both weather and engineering with this wind turbine science project! We used a coffee can and other simple materials you can find around the house, and the kids were…

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  10. Bouncy Ball Science Experiment: Does the Temperature of a Ball Affect its Bounce?

    Here's a fun science experiment that kids can carry out on their own. Does the temperature of a bouncy ball affect its bounce? Will a cold ball bounce higher or…

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