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Dry Ice Film Canister Rocket

Making a film canister rocket is a thrilling science experiment to teach children about pressure, states of matter, and chemical reactions. There is nothing better than the anticipation of waiting for a film canister rocket to take off at any moment! This time we launched our film canister rockets using dry ice, which added an extra element of excitement. Anything to get the kids excited about science, right?! Getting Ready *Safety Alert* Dry ice [...]

By | May 6th, 2017|Categories: Dry Ice Experiments, Five Minute Science, Science, STEM Saturday|0 Comments

Surface Tension | Drops of Water on a Coin + Free Printable

Defy gravity and show your students some magic by performing this drops of water on a coin science experiment. We added an extra dimension to this classic 5 minute science experiment by comparing how many drops of water fit onto each coin (penny, nickel, dime, and quarter) and tracking the data on a table to add a more mathematical and scientific element to it. Getting Ready *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our [...]

By | April 23rd, 2017|Categories: Five Minute Science, Science, STEM Saturday|9 Comments

Sprout a Bean Seed in a Bag

Growing a bean seed in a bag is an easy and engaging way for young children to learn some of their first lessons in plant biology! Each day they can check the progress of their seed and watch as it changes from a tiny seed to a plant with roots and a stem. This is the perfect spring science activity to do at home or in the classroom. Sprout a Bean Seed [...]

By | March 4th, 2017|Categories: Kitchen Science, Science, Spring, STEM Saturday, Summer|0 Comments

Skittles Rainbow | STEM for St Patrick’s Day

Making a Skittles rainbow is a bright and colorful project that will thrill the kids and engage their creativity. Perfect for St. Patrick's Day, springtime, or anytime you need a quick and easy kitchen science experiment. Scroll to the end of this post to see several more STEM activities for St. Patrick's Day! Make a Skittles Rainbow Science doesn't get any easier than this! We gathered three simple kitchen supplies and we [...]

By | February 4th, 2017|Categories: Five Minute Science, Kitchen Science, Science, St Patrick's Day, STEM Saturday|0 Comments

Leprechaun Science | Magic Milk for St. Patrick’s Day

This St. Patrick's Day engage the kids in magic leprechaun science using just three common ingredients found in your kitchen. Art and science in one! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. The tricky leprechauns are at it again! This time they have used their magic to produce leprechaun science. Using just three common ingredients found in your kitchen, you, too, can perform magic leprechaun science that will delight and [...]

By | March 12th, 2016|Categories: Art, Science, St Patrick's Day, STEM Saturday|0 Comments

Science and Art for Valentine’s Day

Creating colorful ice hearts is the perfect creative Valentines science activity to do with kids of all ages. This vibrant Valentine's Day science project works great whether you are planning a class party or just looking for an easy and fun activity to do at home! In addition to being a creative art project, painting ice hearts is also a fabulous way to learn the science of what happens when salt mixes with ice. We [...]

By | February 6th, 2016|Categories: Art, Creative, Science, STEM Saturday, Valentine's Day|5 Comments