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Salt and Pepper Static Electricity Balloon Science Activity

Within a week to ten days of you reading this sentence, a balloon or two will likely be falling down around your head as you bid adieu to the year that was and ring in with glee the futuristic sounding ‘2016’. This simple but simply amazing science activity will give those balloons a 2nd life […]

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Water Displacement Experiment

Teach your kids about density, mass and water displacement in this fun experiment. Get wet, play with coins and LEGO, then watch water spill over the edge!

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Ten Books About Space

Whether you’re reading stories about aliens or learning facts about the planets, these ten books about space will transport your young astronauts to another world!

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How Shadows Work

It was an idyllic lazy autumn Sunday afternoon but after 6 awake hours stuck in the house, I was itching to get outdoors into the crisp clean air and beneath the still-warm October sun. Usually, I take my runs and walks alone, with earbuds in and a podcast on, but I longed for a bit […]

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Up, Up, Up with Inclined Planes

Make an inclined plane for kids to setup and test to see what makes a car race further and faster. Raise it up to see what happens. Does it go further?

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Calming Breathing Exercise for Kids

Everyone feels stressed from time to time, especially kids. Learn the science and technique behind a calming breathing exercise that helps kids manage the “fight or flight” response.

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Walking Water Experiment

A walking water experiment itself is astonishing enough to impress kids. Add in a little color mixing to a walking water experiment and they’ll be amazed!