Scientific Method Posters

Scientific Method Posters

The Scientific Method is the process researchers use to complete science experiments and find answers to scientific questions. These colorful, kid-friendly posters bring the process alive for young scientists as they work through all six steps: asking a question,...

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Leak Proof Bag

Leak Proof Bag

Can you poke a hole in a bag full of water without losing even one drop? Once you learn the science behind this leak proof bag experiment, you'll be ready to poke holes in a bag full of water while holding it over somebody's head! It's the perfect compliment to our...

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Exploding Baggie

Exploding Baggie

Combining baking soda and vinegar is a classic science experiment that is a guaranteed crowd pleaser every single time. But mix the two ingredients in a sealed plastic baggie and the excitement goes through the roof! The exploding baggie science trick is sure to knock...

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Diving Squid Science

Diving Squid Science

Mad scientists will love this awesome twist on the classic sink or float science experiment! Using only a few supplies, kids can make a Squidy that magically dives and rises with just a squeeze of the hand. This post contains Steve Spangler affiliate links. Getting...

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Watermelon STEM Book

Watermelon STEM Book

Summer sun means watermelon fun! Watermelon is the perfect way to add some science and math to summer plans... Especially when your hands-on STEM can later be turned into a snack. Scroll down to snag your free STEM book and then hop over and grab some Ice Cream...

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Magic Milk Fireworks

Magic Milk Fireworks

Magic Milk Fireworks are a surprisingly simple Fourth of July science activity that kids will beg to repeat over and over again. With just a few common ingredients, they'll turn ordinary milk into an explosion of  red, white and blue fireworks. It's perfect for...

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DIY Smart Phone Projector

DIY Smart Phone Projector

Wondering what to do with your overflowing recycling bin? This oh-so-cool DIY smart phone projector will inspire little engineers to turn recyclables into inventions. There's no stopping the possibilities in a simple cardboard box! Check out the simple step-by-step...

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Ice Color Mixing

Ice Color Mixing

This simple science experiment is a hands-on way to learn about melting and color mixing! Kids will love experimenting to see what new colors they can create as they melt two colored ice cubes together and magically make a third. Getting Started One of the best...

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20 Science Fair Projects

20 Science Fair Projects

Are you on the hunt for science fair projects kids will love?! We've got you covered! These 20 science experiments are motivating AND educational - our favorite combination. Get inspired below and then join The Plato Pack so you can access DOZENS more jaw dropping...

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LEGO Volcano

LEGO Volcano

Erupting LEGO volcanoes are as cool as STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities come! Young builders of all ages will love designing, building and erupting LEGO volcanoes again, and again... and again. Getting Ready Although LEGO volcanoes have...

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Outer Space Clip Cards

Outer Space Clip Cards

Kids love learning about outer space! That's why we pulled together a batch of counting clip cards that combine science and math into one motivating activity. Grab your copy below and get ready for some out of this world fun! (Pun intended.) Getting Ready To prep, I...

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DIY Lava Lamp

DIY Lava Lamp

It's surprisingly easy to make a DIY lava lamp! This quick and simple science demonstration uses a few common items to explore density and buoyancy.  Experimenting with water and oil is always a favorite, but with the addition of one extra ingredient, my little...

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50+ Genius STEM Activities for Kids

50+ Genius STEM Activities for Kids

With a name like The STEM Laboratory, it's no surprise that we're obsessed with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities for kids. These 50+ STEM projects are sure to keep little scientists engaged, learning and well-prepared for their STEM-filled...

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How to Make Bouncy Balls

How to Make Bouncy Balls

Looking for a fun and simple science activity that's sure to entertain the kids?! In this quick, five minute experiment, little chemists mix up their own homemade bouncy balls. Making bouncy balls is a hands-down science favorite for kids! Check out the simple...

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Oreo Moon Phases

Oreo Moon Phases

My little astronomers love observing the night sky! After they asked how the moon shrunk and grew, I knew it was the perfect time to teach them about the moon's phases with this oh-so-yummy Oreo space activity. Who knew science could be so tasty?! Getting Ready To...

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