Feb 14

How to Make a Leprechaun Trap

| Kids Science Projects

How to make a Leprechaun Trap: A St. Patrick’s Day Engineering Challenge In our house St. Patrick’s day brings out those tricky little Leprechauns. While they like to try and wreak havoc on the house, our kids desperately try to trap them. Why learn how to make a Leprechaun trap?  For the chocolate gold of […]

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Feb 12

Love in our Stars

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What you’ll learn:How stories of love and loss have been written in our constellations.Key takeaways:A myth can be written by anyone, and anyone can create their own constellation.Valentine’s day is here, and we have a great night sky activity for you to enjoy as you delight in chocolates with your kids.Download our free February star […]

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Feb 08

Science of Slime

| Kids Science Projects

The science of slime. We learned how to make slime with our slime recipe – but what makes slime so fun to play with? And why are Borax and glue used in slime? Let’s learn a little about the science of slime! Why is glue in slime? Glue is a common ingredient in many slimes. […]

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Feb 07

DIY Magnetic Field Viewer

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What you’ll learn:Magnets have magnetic fields that create forces. These fields can move other objects.Key takeaways:A magnetic metal, like iron, is attracted to a strong magnet. The magnetic field lines are where the forces of the magnet act. Supply list for our magnetic field viewer Jump to our favorite magnets for kids Magnets for kids […]

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Feb 06

President’s Day Science: Impacts from the Oval Office

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Presidential Science Most US Presidents have educational degrees in areas like political science, foreign affairs, and law. That doesn’t mean, however, that they don’t have a significant impact on science. To celebrate their impact on science we have outlined many Presidential contributions below. Over time, we will create hands-on activities to celebrate each Presidential contribution […]

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