Changing of the Leaves

Leaves are not green. Even grass is not green. They appear green because of chlorophyll, a mysterious substance that all plants need to make food from sunlight. In this chemistry activity, make fall come early by using science to reveal the true colors of leaves....

Massive Expanding Soap

Your microwave is an amazing machine! You can use it to create a bubbling and growing soap monster! This is a very clean activity, and you can still use the soap after! Follow these simple instructions and you’ll be making soap monsters in no time! Massive...

Lava Lamp

Deep in the bowels of the Earth, the heat is doing strange things. Rocks and boulders melt and flow like syrup! In this science activity, you can simulate the process from the comfort of your own home! Chemical reactions, density, and fun colors! You’ll learn a lot...

Milk Art

Most good artists take advantage of scientific principles to create gorgeous works of art, and you can too! Using milk and other common household items, you can create a colorful artwork that will amaze your friends and family! Take a picture of your creation and...

Sciencefun.org

This is another collection of fun science activities.  Most of these are easy to do with materials from around the house and will appeal to younger students. Turn your kids into junior scientists while learning valuable science skills. There is a wide variety of...

Bake Your Ice Cream

You’d think that heat and ice cream don’t go together. Well, they don’t. Learn more about insulators and conductors in this delicious lesson that involves protecting ice cream from the heat in an oven. Can you keep it from melting? For how long? Try...