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Have you ever wondered why ice cubes in your cold drink become gradually smaller, or why their surface becomes smoother as they melt? Does ice always melt this way? In this activity, you will use water balloons to create giant ice balls and observe how they melt. Can you predict the effect a bit of salt will have on your giant ice ball? Read more
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Tie simple science explorations in with Star Wars for May 4th. Great STEM ideas for remote learning and family science. May the 4th Be with You There are countless odd and unusual holidays celebrated throughout the year. Science teachers often plan themed activities to tie in with major holidays (like St. Patrick's Day and Halloween) and science holidays (like DNA Day, Earth Day, and World Oceans Day). Then there are lesser-known and more unusual days,… Read more
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Use these free hands-on STEM activities help teach students about states of matter. Free STEM Activities to Teach about States of Matter The following hands-on science activities from Science Buddies' library of STEM Activities for Kids can be used with students in or out of the classroom to explore states of matter science: Colorful Patterns in Melting Ice: colorful science activity helps students visualize and explore changes from solid to liquid. Go… Read more
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These free hands-on STEM activities are a great way for even the youngest of students to begin exploring science and engineering. Free Science Activities for Preschool The following science activities from Science Buddies' library of STEM Activities for Kids are perfect for letting preschool kids get hands-on with science: Make a Lemon Volcano: combine baking soda with lemon (citric acid) to create a bubbling volcano. Elephant Toothpaste: mix water… Read more
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