Second Grade Science Activities and Experiments

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Hanging Vase
Hanging Vase
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Hanging Vase
Perk up your front porch with this hanging vase craft, perfect for spring and for getting kids outdoors!
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Cloud in a Jar
Cloud in a Jar
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Cloud in a Jar
Create your own cloud with an activity that will explain how important concepts such as evaporation, condensation, and precipitation work.
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Easter Garden
Easter Garden
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Easter Garden
Instead of the traditional egg hunt, try this creative variation that will result in a beautiful Easter garden.
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Wishing Tree
Wishing Tree
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Wishing Tree
Make a wish upon a tree with this craft that also helps your child learn more about Chinese culture.
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Investigate Static Electricity
Investigate Static Electricity
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Investigate Static Electricity
Introduce your child to the amazing, almost magical phenomenon of static electricity!
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Naturally Dyed Play Silks
Naturally Dyed Play Silks
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Naturally Dyed Play Silks
Make all-natural dye from vegetables to create gorgeous homemade play-silks!
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Balloon Static
Balloon Static
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Balloon Static
Introduce your second grader to the crazy world of static electricity with just a balloon and a sheet of paper.
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Foot Sense: What Will Your Feet Feel?
Foot Sense: What Will Your Feet Feel?
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Foot Sense: What Will Your Feet Feel?
Come take off your shoes and explore with your feet. Your child will embark on a barefoot adventure as he plays with different textures.
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Marble Physics
Marble Physics
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Marble Physics
Introduce your child to the world of motion and physics with a bit of marble play inspired by Sir Isaac Newton!
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Spinning Eggs
Spinning Eggs
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Spinning Eggs
Before your treat your child (and yourself!) to a yummy snack, help her learn a little about Sir Isaac Newton's First Law of Motion!
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Moss Terrarium
Moss Terrarium
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Moss Terrarium
Learn about nature by making your own mini moss garden.
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Homemade Rain Gauge
Homemade Rain Gauge
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Homemade Rain Gauge
Slip some science into storm watching with a homemade rain gauge!
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Mason Jar Planter
Mason Jar Planter
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Mason Jar Planter
Jazz up your patio or backyard with hip and quirky planters made from simple Mason jars.
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Firework Science
Firework Science
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Firework Science
Put your second grade scientist to work this Fourth of July with our colorful "liquid fireworks" project!
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Make Edible Amber Fossils
Make Edible Amber Fossils
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Make Edible Amber Fossils
Make edible amber fossils with your second grader to explore the fascinating world of science!
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Moonlight Magic
Moonlight Magic
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Moonlight Magic
Try this simple 2nd grade science experiment to teach your child about the principles of luminosity and light reflection.
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Sock Science
Sock Science
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Sock Science
Wool can absorb 1/3 of its weight in water, while still keeping the body warm. She can test this theory by performing a scientific sock comparison!
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Olympic Wreath
Olympic Wreath
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Olympic Wreath
Let your second grader pay homage to an ancient Olympic tradition with this modern day Olympic wreath!
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Oobleck Science: Solid or Liquid?
Oobleck Science: Solid or Liquid?
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Oobleck Science: Solid or Liquid?
Is it solid or liquid? Create oobleck and witness the amazingly weird oscillation between the two!
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Dye Eggs with Onion Skins
Dye Eggs with Onion Skins
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Dye Eggs with Onion Skins
Teach your child to dye eggs with natural ingredients from the grocery store. From pink to gold, these eggs are perfect for hiding, hunting or simply munching.
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How Windy Is It? A Weather Science Experiment
How Windy Is It? A Weather Science Experiment
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How Windy Is It? A Weather Science Experiment
Help your second grade scientist explore the timely topic of wind speed using a version of the classic Beaufort Scale.
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Create Beetle Mania
Create Beetle Mania
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Create Beetle Mania
Beetles come in many shapes and colors. Here's how your second grade child can create his own beetles to paint and play with!
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Create a Polar Bear Habitat!
Create a Polar Bear Habitat!
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Create a Polar Bear Habitat!
Inspire your child to learn about an amazing animal as she creates her very own polar bear habitat.
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Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action
Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action
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Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action
Help your child understand the scientific concept of evaporation with this fun outdoor science activity.
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Backyard Field Guide
Backyard Field Guide
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Backyard Field Guide
Combine your child's natural curiosity with his developing classification and writing skills by helping him create a backyard field guide.
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Second Grade Science Activities and Experiments

Young students who play with the Education.com second grade science activities below may find science magical, but these activities also incorporate many valuable biology, chemistry, and physics lessons. From studying the states of matter to learning the many uses of electricity to building and maintaining an ecosystem within a terrarium, students can use these second grade science activities to build a strong foundation in the sciences.