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Science Kids on the Loose

Activities


Featured Activities

  • Activity
  • Episode
  • Learning Goal
  • Description
  • Vision Investigation
  • Episode 113: Grandma’s Glasses
  • Senses
  • Use your eyes to try to identify pictures at different distances.
  • What’s That Smell?
  • Episode 112: What's That Smell?
  • Senses
  • Observe different things using just your sense of smell and use their scents to predict what they are.
  • Texture Hunt
  • Episode 111: The Itchy Tag
  • Senses
  • Use your sense of touch to find and feel different textures.
  • Sound Garden
  • Episode 114: Too Much Noise
  • Senses
  • Make a sound garden filled with lots of different, great sounds. Compare and contrast sounds made by different materials.
  • Applesauce
  • Episode 109: The Perfect Pancake!
  • Transformation & Change
  • Explore irreversible change by contrasting apples that have been changed by heat with apples that haven't been changed.
  • Growing Plants
  • Episode 107: My Shrinking Shoes
  • Transformation & Change
  • Observe how plants change as they grow.
  • Sunblock Investigation
  • Episode 132: Sid's Special Dad Day
  • Weather
  • Set up a simple experiment to find out how sunscreen counteracts the effects of the sun.
  • Frozen Fruit
  • Episode 108: My Ice Pops!
  • Transformation & Change
  • Observe reversible change while thinking about ways to make ice melt.
  • Clean It Up
  • Episode 118: The Big Sneeze
  • Health
  • Dig in and let your child get his hands dirty then clean up to show why proper hand washing is important.
  • Cave of Darkness
  • Episode 211: Discovering Darkness
  • Light & Shadow
  • Exploring darkness in a fun way can help ease fears of the dark.
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