If your kids love skittles as much as mine do, this experiment is a must do! Your little chemist will study and learn about diffusion! While they are at it, they can also experiment and make some fun art!
The Great Lakes Science Center has had some outstanding and creative LIVE science demonstrations every day since the center closed. Check out my most recent blog on Curiosity Corner with a description of our most favorite and fun lessons so far and links to each one! Link below! Check out my latest Curiosity Corner blog… Continue reading HOW YOUR FAMILY CAN HAVE FUN WITH STEM AT HOME WITH GREAT LAKES SCIENCE CENTER!
Challenge your little process engineer to separate materials from a heterogeneous mixture without using their hands! They make a fun craft at the end!
Let your little microbiologist experiment with yeast to inflate a balloon! What you need: Clear empty bottle A small funnel A tablespoon to measure the ingredients 1 balloon 2 Tablespoons of dry yeast 1 Tablespoon of sugar (any sugar should work) 3 Tablespoons of warm water Mug filled 1/3 of the way with warm water… Continue reading Becoming a Microbiologist with Yeast Balloons!
If you are like me, you are currently sitting at home (due to the virus outbreak) with your family - perhaps trying to work from home and simultaneously help your children learn. While this is a great problem to have - I'm feeling a bit overwhelmed by all the learning resources that are currently… Continue reading ‘Virtual’ Learning with Scholastics
We learned about the basics in computer programming while building our very own board game. This was an incredibly fun activity. My 5 year old loved working on it and loved learning some new programming vocabulary too.
What a better way to enjoy Valentines Day than with chocolate covered strawberries??? And even better, use it as a science project to teach kids about phase transformations and melting points. (This was also a great project for gross and fine motor skill development as well as learning to follow instructions.)