Did you know spring showers make for the perfect opportunity to see colorful rainbows?
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In celebration of World Snow Day on January 15, 2023, let it snow!
Fall Leaves Chromatography
Practice Newton's Law of Inertia at home! All you need is some paint, water, paper and let gravity do the work! Just a warning, it could get a little messy.
Inspired by the iconic Pride rainbow flag, create a rainbow density columns to celebrate Charlotte Pride at home with science!
Playful experimentation with oobleck to explore the properties of and states of matter.
Although beautiful, flowers' main function is reproduction; creating more plants by growing seeds and attracting pollinators like bees.
Learn the stages of the water cycle and make your own rain gauge!
Learn about tornadoes by swirling one in a jar right in your kitchen!
May the Fourth be with you!
Create something beautiful out of trash
DIY alert! Go behind-the-science to learn what makes a bath fizzle fizz.
In this hands-on activity, surface area allows us to do the impossible and morph an index card into something more. Let’s try it!
Reduce, reuse, Kintsugi!
Candy hearts are a fun, sugar-loaded way to give someone some love and explore key concepts in chemistry!
Make your unique snowflakes and we won’t need freezing temperatures to do it!
Create wet and dry snow in a bowl - it's snow science!
Learn how a plant’s vascular system works with an experiment you can do right in your kitchen!
Dive into the origins and history of Daylight Saving Time and how to prepare for the time change
Get groovy and create your very own lava lamp!
This shape and sensory activity will bring the fun of building a sandcastle to your home (minus the sandy mess).
This mashup of art and science is a great way to beat the heat.
Today we will be discussing the science of mummification in Ancient Egypt. But first, what is mummification?
Before clocks and watches existed, people used sundials to tell time
Learn about the different nutrients found in fruits and vegetables and how they help us stay healthy
Did you know you could make paint using flowers?
Learn the square knot, the slip knot and the half hitch
Learn the square knot, the slip knot and the half hitch
Make liquid fireworks in a jar using items you already might have in your kitchen.
Maps have been around for millennia.. and are more reliable than phones!
This fun activity is a great way to learn more about absorption
In order to solve crimes, one must find clues
Microbiology doesn't need to be done in a lab - it can be done at home
Make a simple compass out of household materials
Make your own fossils out of kitchen items
Let's make nachos using science
Create a “sweet” rainbow with BASF
Be Sun Safe
Find and make clay from dirt in your backyard
Let's see what happens when we use certain ingredients to create bubbles on a large scale.
The Science of Crystals
DIY Pet Present
Let It Snow
Wax on, wane off!
Playing with polymers
Safely find mushrooms in your yard and test them to see what species they belong to
Experiment with Sound
It's a friend, a way to warm up and a way to build fine motor skills
Geometric string art MAKE activity
Stargazing in November & December
Painting with Vegetable Scraps
Constellation Night Lights
Ectothermic vs. endothermic animals
Fall Foliage with Naturalist Alden
Explore the science of sound with Krysta
Make time for brain breaks
A project you can do with a (virtual) partner
You probably didn't know you can make it rain inside
Using science to make butter
A lesson in biodiversity
Mindfulness through Meditation
Operation Beach Clean-Up
Leah talks about all types of energy and how we can look for examples around our houses
Dissect a flower to understand how they reproduce
Cool Globes: Hot Ideas for a Cooler Planet
Create art by demonstrating this gravity-defying activity
Miniature Yeast Volcano
Get your fruit and veggie fix with this simple and yummy smoothie recipe
On your mark, get set, go!
Paint your perfect pet
Still staying home? We get it.
Summer Bucket List
Stop the Summer Slide
Digestion in a balloon
How do birds build nests?
Citizen Science Projects
Plastic Bottle Seed Starter
Taking flight with coffee filter butterflies
Get the scoop on making your own ice cream or sorbet
Tips for a successful hike
At-home mini weather station for meteorologists in the making
Attract pollinators to your yard with this fun at-home activity
Play a game of Eco-Jenga
Make your own plankton net
Learn about our skeletal and muscular systems by dissecting a chicken leg
Use genetics to create your own alien
Adaptation relay game
The resource games
Paper rockets three ways
Make your own hydroponic plant
Learn how your lungs function with this DIY lung model
Explore how the water from your faucet gets to your house
Learn about the habits of the heart by measuring your heart rate
Moon phase mania
Explore fruits and vegetables as we learn to “eat the rainbow”
Amp up your artwork with help from the binary number system
Use binary code to create (and wear) a secret message
Learn about biomes and adaptations as you create your own critter
Build your own bird beaks to learn about adaptation, diversity
Acid or base? Make your own pH Indicator and find out!
An a-MAZE-ing look at computational thinking: Fun activity for learners young and old
Launch your inner engineer with a DIY catapult
Make Your Own Upcycled Robot
The importance of nature journaling
Explore your own backyard on the hunt for lichens
Explore the properties of water right at home
Check out this easy science activity
Try this fun science experiment right at home