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Successful Egg Drop Project Design with Straw and Paper post image

Egg drop project is a fun STEM activity. The reason it is widely used in science class and science fair, it is because it is a project based learning, and there are many ways to incorporate engineering design process and physics in the project. We did an egg drop project with straws quite successfully. This time we try a different material: paper. From our last egg drop project design with straws, we learned the key of a successful design is… Read more

9 Seed Science Activities for Kids post image

It is spring, time for some interesting seed science activities for kids. Have you ever grow any plants from seeds? At the beginning of plants life cycle, seeds are interesting to observe and study. Today we share fun seed science projects for kids. Science Activities for Kids About Seeds Pick up a dandelion, and talk about the seeds, and why they are like parachutes. You can even make a paper parachutes of similar structure to test out and learn more… Read more

Patriotic Dinner Party STEM Challenge for Kids using Toothpicks post image

As 4th of July approaching, many families are planning BBQ parties at home in the backyard. What can kids do at a picnic party or a dinner party? I always like the ideas of simple activities that kids can learn while having fun. It is a plus if there is no prep work needed. Building with toothpick meets all these criteria and is one of my favorite. You can easily adapt it to different themes. For 4th of July you… Read more

Science After Dark – fun science activities for summer night post image

During summer break, kids like to stay up late. If you are up to it, you may try some of these fun science activities after it is dark. In fact there are so many fun science activities you can do with kids at night. Here are some simple ideas. Have fun with science after dark. Science after Dark – Fun science activities for kids at night Stargazing: On a clear summer night, go out and spend time looking at the… Read more

Fun Activities for Kids to Learn Stars and Constellations post image

Stargazing is always fascinating, especially for kids. In the summer night, when you look up into stars in the sky, you would wonder how many stars are there, and how do they move. There are many ways to learn about stars and planets in the sky, today we share some fun activities for kids to learn stars and constellations. 7 Activities for Kids to Learn about Stars and Constellations The easiest thing to do with kids is to just go… Read more

SkyView App

Choosing stargazing apps for kids is different from picking the ones for yourself. You have to think about kids’ knowledge level and ability of paying attention to science information. Here are some thoughts based on my own experience. I like stargazing, but I have limited knowledge about stars. To make up my limited knowledge about stars and planets in the sky, I tried stargazing apps. Two of my favorites are Skyview free app and Star Walk. They are good for… Read more

7 Sand Science Experiments for Kids post image

We have been posting many natural science experiments for kids. Today we share some sand science experiment ideas to do with kids. You can do these activity at beach, or sand box at home, or a park. Kids all like to play with sand, and let’s play! Fun Sand Science Experiments with Kids Kids all like to build sand castles. Do you know why sand can stack on top of each other? It is because the sand grains all have… Read more

YouTube Science Videos Teaching Kids Human Body Muscular System post image

Learning can continue to be fun with a little help from YouTube and this handy list. If you are teaching muscular system, you will find these science videos on YouTube helpful. There are videos for all different ages, from preschool, kindergarten to high school. Do you know there are three types of muscles? Human Muscular System YouTube Science Videos for Kids Muscular System: This cartoon from kidshealth.org starts off with a comparison between 3 different body types. They then dive… Read more

Audubon Bird

When it starts to get warm, it is time to move the learning outside. There are so many misconceptions that apps are just for indoor learning. In fact, many apps are designed to invite kids going out, explore and learn everything about the wonderful nature. Today we share wonderful apps for outdoor science exploration. Your backyard is a nature outdoor education lab, these apps will make your outdoor time not only fun, but also educational. 9 Apps Making Outdoor Science… Read more

Science Videos on YouTube Teaching Kids Human Body Respiratory System post image

My list of human respiratory system YouTube science videos for kids includes a variety of shows from cartoons to live hosted episodes that will help students learn about the larynx, Adam’s apple, lungs, and more. Breathing is an essential part of the human body! It is also the beginning of the respiratory system, so let’s get started on this breathtaking list of YouTube videos. Human Respiratory System YouTube Videos for Kids How Your Lungs Work by Kids Health: In this… Read more

45+ Plant Science Experiments To Learn Plant Life Cycles post image

Spring is the best time to learn about plants. We have done many plant life cycle science activities. Here we put them all together. They will be a fun science resource for your plant and flower unit, or a biology class supplement. Science Experiments to Learn Plant Life Cycle Plants start with seed. Different plants have different types of seeds. These seed science activities are perfect to get kids started on learning about plants. After seeds germinating, they grow into… Read more

11 Fascinating Egg Science Experiments for Kids post image

We have been putting together many kitchen science experiment ideas for kids. Today we will have fun egg science experiments for you to wow the kids. These are fun experiments to do at home in your kitchen. They are also great for science fairs given those fun effects. Many people look for egg related activities for Easter, but these amazing science experiments are good for any season of the year. Several integrated art, engineering, math, and tech, so they are… Read more

10 YouTube Science Videos Teaching Skeletal Systems post image

As we continue along this journey of fun science videos for human body systems, I have created a list of the best YouTube science videos teaching kids the skeletal system. I’ve included one from Dr. Bincos which seems to always grab student’s attention, and the one from Khan Academy also mentions the skeletal structure of insects! Hopefully, these will tickle your student’s funny bones! YouTube Science Videos for Kids Teaching Human Body Skeletal Systems Skeleton Dance Song: For young children… Read more

YouTube Science Video Teaching Circulatory System post image

YouTube videos are a huge learning resource for kids these days. Let’s add to that resource list with a new batch of human circulatory system YouTube science videos. These should help your students learn everything they need to know about the circulatory system. Are you ready? Let’s get those hearts pumping to learn everything possible about the incredible human circulatory system. Human Circulatory System YouTube Science Videos for Kids Bill Nye the Science Guy Blood and Circulation Through actions and… Read more

11 Cold Science Experiments To Amaze the Children post image

In our collection of science experiments about the sense of touch, we had one hot water and cold water experiment. Today we add more hot and cold experiments for kids to better understand temperature. While the weather getting colder, it is a perfect time to do some cold science experiments with kids. Since everything is relative, talking about cold means you are also talking about hot. 11 Cold Science Experiments that Are Magical for Kids Cold Science Experiments for Kids… Read more