Create a habitat by building a terrarium with live plants and animals or creating an artistic diorama. Both habitats encourage you to think about what food, water, shelter and space an animal needs to survive, and while providing an excellent learning experience, are great fun.
Wondering about the weather? Make your own hurricane at your house with empty soda bottles! This article explains how it works.
These simple machines are perfect for a class project or an elementary school science fair, and use common household projects that you can easily gather.
You’ve seen them before: Those fuzzy, green-gray spots that show up on food after it’s been hanging around your fridge for too long. They look gross, smell worse and ruin any chance you had of enjoying a peanut butter sandwich. However, they do provide the perfect opportunity for some experiments!
A vital part of most science experiments is the control. What is a control in a science experiment, you may ask. Learn more about controls and how to use them in your own experiments for better, more accurate results.
An ink pad, candy, cocoa and a water glass: That’s all it takes to turn into a master sleuth with the science experiments outlined here. Practice the skill of taking and identifying fingerprints. You’ll be surprised at how low tech yet effective this fun experiment is.
A landform is a geographic feature that appears on the surface of the earth. Examples are simple features such as mountain, plain or valley. Try these three ideas to create a landform project of your own.
This experiment has some sweet results that will teach you a little about sugar and a lot about chemical change. Be sure to read the notes and brush up on the differences between physical and chemical change before proceeding.
You will probably find these simple ingredients at home in your kitchen cupboard. Try these three chemistry experiments at home!
A paper-mâché tree is a fun project that will give a real sense of achievement when completed. Follow these step-by-step instructions to learn how to create the basic tree, and in details such as foliage and a realistic-looking ground cover, and then make it specific to your project needs.