Earth Science Activities & Experiments

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Learning Why and How to Compost
Learning Why and How to Compost
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Children will learn why and how to compost as they help with the process of filling their compost, turning it, and observing the changes that occur.
2nd grade
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Environmental Cleanup
Environmental Cleanup
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Environmental Cleanup
Here's a guide to starting a community clean-up project from scratch.
Science
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Make Colorful Crystals from Coal
Make Colorful Crystals from Coal
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Make Colorful Crystals from Coal
In this activity, your kid will watch coal turn into crystals right before her very eyes, and learn some science along the way!
5th grade
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Make Your Own Cloud!
Make Your Own Cloud!
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Make Your Own Cloud!
Clouds are formed when warm and cold air meet. Here's a way for kids to see it all up close!
3rd grade
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Learn Where Wind Comes From
Learn Where Wind Comes From
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Learn Where Wind Comes From
Does your child always demand to know why the sky is blue, how the sun moves across the sky, or where wind comes from?
2nd grade
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Explore the Phases of the Moon
Explore the Phases of the Moon
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Explore the Phases of the Moon
We all know that the Moon has different phases, but it can be hard to figure out why. Try this activity to see how the Moon's phases really work.
3rd grade
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Sunset Calendar
Sunset Calendar
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Sunset Calendar
Many ancient cultures used the rising or setting sun to create calendars. Observe the setting sun once a week to come up with your own solar calendar!
5th grade
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Make a Hummingbird Feeder
Make a Hummingbird Feeder
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Make a Hummingbird Feeder
With a clear bottle and a few plastic straws, you can easily make a hummingbird feeder and demonstrate the effects of atmospheric pressure at the same time!
5th grade
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Building Sand Castles
Building Sand Castles
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Building Sand Castles
If your child aspires to be the next Frank Lloyd Wright, we've got some tips on building sand castles that last.
1st grade
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Make Your Own Rainbow
Make Your Own Rainbow
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Make Your Own Rainbow
You don't need to wait for rain to see a rainbow. Make one yourself, and teach your child about light and weather in the process.
2nd grade
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Geology 101
Geology 101
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Geology 101
Take a closer look at the soil that surrounds us, and give your child a lesson in Geology 101!
1st grade
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Guess My Rock!
Guess My Rock!
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Guess My Rock!
There are hundreds of properties in rocks which you can describe, so get your geology goggles on and get ready to rock your child's science skills.
5th grade
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Glue Fossils
Glue Fossils
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Glue Fossils
Some fossils have been been preserved for billions of years! Help your kid understand how fossils are created and preserved with this crafty project.
5th grade
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Play Science Password!
Play Science Password!
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Play Science Password!
This activity will help your child review science concepts, learn new ones, and become familiar with examples of various concepts in science. Plus, it's fun!
Science
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The Gas Guzzler Challenge
The Gas Guzzler Challenge
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The Gas Guzzler Challenge
Your child helps the environment while saving your family money in this fun and rewarding "Gas Guzzlers" competition.
4th grade
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Earth: More Land or More Water?
Earth: More Land or More Water?
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Earth: More Land or More Water?
Blend science and math to explore a very important first grade social studies question: does our planet contain more land or more water?
1st grade
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Tracking Temperatures
Tracking Temperatures
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Tracking Temperatures
To help your child learn how to use a thermometer, try this temperature collecting activity at home.
4th grade
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Water Pollution: Can You See It?
Water Pollution: Can You See It?
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Water Pollution: Can You See It?
Is our water polluted? Help your young scientist understand the importance of taking care of the environment with this simple experiment.
1st grade
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It's All Natural! A Materials Scavenger Hunt
It's All Natural! A Materials Scavenger Hunt
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It's All Natural! A Materials Scavenger Hunt
Here's a household scavenger hunt that shows kids the natural sources behind everyday objects...and builds reading skills, too!
1st grade
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Get Astronomical with an Indoor Star Show!
Get Astronomical with an Indoor Star Show!
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Get Astronomical with an Indoor Star Show!
Help your young scientist celebrate the wonders of the night sky in the comfort of your own home.
5th grade
Science
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Make a Bedroom Planetarium!
Make a Bedroom Planetarium!
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Make a Bedroom Planetarium!
Put an oatmeal box, a flashlight, and some construction paper together and you have the makings of an incredibly cool bedroom planetarium!
1st grade
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How to Make a Wind Vane
How to Make a Wind Vane
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How to Make a Wind Vane
Help your child measure breezy weather in her environment by making a wind vane for kids, a simple version of the classic scientific measurement tool.
1st grade
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Observe the Greenhouse Effect in a Jar
Observe the Greenhouse Effect in a Jar
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Observe the Greenhouse Effect in a Jar
This simple experiment serves as an introduction to the greenhouse effect.
5th grade
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Make Your Very Own Moon!
Make Your Very Own Moon!
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Make Your Very Own Moon!
Have your little astronaut create her own crater-filled moon with this fun craft project that encourages learning about the final frontier.
Preschool
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Grow Salt Crystals!
Grow Salt Crystals!
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Grow Salt Crystals!
Crystals are a very special structure. In this third grade activity, your child will learn how to grow salt crystals.
3rd grade
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Earth Science Activities & Experiments

Introduce your child to earth science concepts like weather, the solar system, and rocks and minerals with these educational and fun earth science activities.