Second Grade Science Activities and Experiments

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Make a Self Portrait from Nature
Make a Self Portrait from Nature
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Make a Self Portrait from Nature
Add some fun to arts and crafts by having your child make a self portrait using nature as her palette.
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Rock Candy Science
Rock Candy Science
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Rock Candy Science
The next time you've got a restless second grade earth scientist on your hands, use this experiment to demonstrate crystals and make a tasty treat, too!
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Build a Toad Abode
Build a Toad Abode
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Build a Toad Abode
Creating a home for a toad is an easy and fun project for kids. Here's how to make your very own toad abode.
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Plant Pets
Plant Pets
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Plant Pets
Bring the fun of gardening indoors! By stuffing a simple pair of pantyhose with a few grass seeds on top, your child can grow her very own plant pet.
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Create Pressed Leaf Cards
Create Pressed Leaf Cards
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Create Pressed Leaf Cards
Here's a pressed leaf card project that puts science and writing together for your second grader.
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Physics Magic Trick
Physics Magic Trick
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Physics Magic Trick
Delight your budding scientist with this cool physics magic trick and teach her some basic physics concepts while you're at it!
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Making Rain
Making Rain
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Making Rain
Help your kindergarten science maven explore the water cycle without getting everything wet.
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Seascape Art
Seascape Art
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Seascape Art
Help your child celebrate the summer and the sun by making a sandy seascape.
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Halloween Decorations: Make Ghouly Hands!
Halloween Decorations: Make Ghouly Hands!
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Halloween Decorations: Make Ghouly Hands!
Want to make Halloween truly eerie? Science to the rescue! These ghouly hands come alive with a little help from simple chemistry.
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Superhero Lightning Bolt
Superhero Lightning Bolt
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Superhero Lightning Bolt
Help your kid feel like a superhero with this safe and fun science experiment that creates an electrical charge that's like a mini lightning bolt!
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Flower Prints
Flower Prints
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Flower Prints
Take advantage of the spring and summer sun in this arts and crafts activity that has your second grader creating pretty flower prints.
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Create a Fossil!
Create a Fossil!
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Create a Fossil!
This activity works well with a group or just with a parent and child, and it can make a great party game since it's both fun and inexpensive.
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Make a Fistful of Slime!
Make a Fistful of Slime!
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Make a Fistful of Slime!
Get your hands on a concoction that breaks the rules about what's a solid and what's a liquid.
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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?
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Build a Balloon-Powered Car
Build a Balloon-Powered Car
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Build a Balloon-Powered Car
This balloon-powered car project is a great way for your kid to learn about energy and how it can be used efficiently.
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States of Matter in a Baggie
States of Matter in a Baggie
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States of Matter in a Baggie
Try this experiment to give your curious kid a more "solid" understanding of how temperature affects the states of matter.
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Capture Fall Leaves in Stained Glass
Capture Fall Leaves in Stained Glass
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Capture Fall Leaves in Stained Glass
This activity provides a solution to all those leaves on your doorstep, while also giving your child a fun science lesson.
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Making Measurements: How Big is Your Hand?
Making Measurements: How Big is Your Hand?
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Making Measurements: How Big is Your Hand?
Here's a fun math and science activity: help your child explore four different kinds of measurement, using their hand and a few simple household tools.
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Separate Salt and Pepper With Static Electricity
Separate Salt and Pepper With Static Electricity
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Separate Salt and Pepper With Static Electricity
What's the quickest way to separate salt and pepper? Let static electricity do the work! Your child will be fascinated by this simple experiment.
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Craft Fizzing Bath Soaps
Craft Fizzing Bath Soaps
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Craft Fizzing Bath Soaps
Help your child experiment with the combination of acid and baking soda by making these homemade bath bombs!
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Make a Sandcastle You Can Keep!
Make a Sandcastle You Can Keep!
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Make a Sandcastle You Can Keep!
Help your child make a beautiful homemade sandcastle that will last!
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Make a Weather Wall
Make a Weather Wall
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Make a Weather Wall
Has your child ever played weatherman? Try this science activity that lets kids try their hands at observing and predicting the weather.
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Celery and Food Coloring Experiment
Celery and Food Coloring Experiment
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Celery and Food Coloring Experiment
Here's a classic celery science experiment that uses celery and food coloring to demonstrate how plants absorb water.
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Make a Decorative Paperweight!
Make a Decorative Paperweight!
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Make a Decorative Paperweight!
Using water, corn syrup, and sequins, your child can create a unique art project while exploring what happens when different liquids are mixed together!
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Blow It Out!
Blow It Out!
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Blow It Out!
Air invisible; it doesn't make sounds; you can't pick it up and throw it. So how do we know it exists? Help your second grade scientist figure it out.
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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.