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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: 123homeschool4me.com Have you ever wondered why leaves change colour in fall? This fun, engaging, and simple leaf science experiment is perfect for kids ages 4-10. Materials Mason or other glass jars Coffee filters Leaves Rubbing alcohol Notebook and pencil to record observations Directions Collect a few handfuls of leaves. You can take a fun […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: tinkerlab.com In this yeast and sugar science project, you can watch yeast feed on sugar to fill a balloon with carbon dioxide gas. It’s a fun experiment for kids that’s made with household, everyday materials. Materials Sugar, 2 tablespoons Active dry yeast, 1 packet or 2 1/4 tablespoons Balloon Warm water (40.5-46 degrees C) […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: steamexperiments.com This demonstration gives the illusion of mind reading using properties of odd and even numbers! Materials Sticky note pad Pencil or pen Directions Display the set up to the participant/s with the sticky notes all of a single colour in a 3×3 square and explain to them the setup. Explain that they will […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: howtosmile If you’re looking for new ways to teach kids about math and science, howtosmile is the place to discover them. Their website offers an ever-growing archive of activities that meet you where you live, whether your “classroom” is an active volcano, the shark tank at the local aquarium, or your own kitchen table. […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: gosciencekids.com Exploring magical drawings with light refraction is a fun ‘magic’ science trick that even little kids can do. This science experiment is easy to do almost anywhere! Materials Glass of water Paper (or paper napkin works if you’re at a restaurant) Pen or marker Directions Draw something on a piece of paper, and […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: Girls Who Code Girls Who Code offers a huge archive of Code At Home activities for kids to discover. Create a public service announcement to stand up for mother nature, learn digital art, play a game where you create and catch a meteor, go through their step-by-step activist toolkit series, learn the text-based language […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: rhythmsofplay.com Making shadow sidewalk chalk art is a fun way to get kids outside learning and flexing their creative muscles while having fun creating art outdoors. Shadow art outdoor science is a hands-on STEAM activity that will help children learn about shadow science and that shadows are formed when an object blocks light. Materials […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: nypl.org The New York Public Library offers lots of ways for you to explore STEAM concepts and develop your skills! By having fun with STEAM activities and programs, you’ll learn concepts and gain skills that can set you up for creative, scientific, and collaborative thinking now and in the future.  Access the New York […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: littleinventors.org/resources If you are a teacher wanting something fun and rewarding to inspire your students, or a parent looking for a creative activity for a rainy day, the website Little Inventors has everything you need to embrace the spirit of imagination and support your students (or kids) in coming up with marvelous, ingenious, bonkers […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: 17apart.com Regrow your own celery in a sunny window this spring! Simply chop the base from a bunch of celery, leaving about 2 inches. Place this 2-inch cutting in a dish of water in a sunny location. You’ll have to wait for about 5-7 days to see new growth starting from the centre of […]

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