Imagine this challenge: You have two glasses of water—one empty and one full. You want to pour half of the full glass into the empty one. The twist? You aren't allowed to pick up either glass! Can you get the water to "walk" between the glasses using nothing but a paper towel? Try this activity to find out!
This simple STEM activity turns capillary action and "siphoning" into an exciting rainbow-colored demonstration!
Try this colorful "Walking Water" science activity at home or school! www.sciencebuddies.org
How can you move water from one cup to another without pouring it? A simple hands-on experiment with a series of clear cups and paper towels lets students explore this question. When they see water move up and then down the paper towels, there will be…
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…
Join Science Buddies this summer for virtual summer camp! Each week, we'll have a fun STEM theme for kids of all ages, suggestions for simple hands-on activities, book picks, and more. With our Summer of STEM, we'll keep you and your kids inspired all summer with creative and innovative science and engineering activities — for free. This week: make a splash with water play and water-based science experiments!
Water Play Science
Week 6 focuses on…