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Lots of great ideas for science to mostly to Pre-K, Kindergarten, and first graders, but also some ideas for older kids, too! Visit me at www.heidisongs.com, or at my blog at http://heidisongs.blogspot.com.

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Have you ever done science experiments with candy? This is a fun "classic" one. You put skittles or M&Ms in a small dish with water. Then you wait and watch the colors spread! This is best done in a clear bowl or plate so that you can watch the colors easily. Another fun thing that happens is that after a bit, the little white Ms float up to the top of the water!⁠ Science Ideas, Science Experiments, Wait And Watch, Some Ideas, Ms, Plate, Candy, Canning, Halloween

Science Experiments with Candy

Have you ever done science experiments with candy? This is a fun "classic" one. You put skittles or M&Ms in a small dish with water. Then you wait and watch the colors spread! This is best done in a clear bowl or plate so that you can watch the colors easily. Another fun thing that happens is that after a bit, the little white Ms float up to the top of the water!⁠

When I taught second grade, I discovered that my kiddos did not really understand the difference between the words "dissolve," "melt," and "thaw." So we tried it out, and then labeled it. Then, I passed out an ice cube to everyone, and they let it melt in their hands! I think that they understood it much better after that! Science should always be as hands-on and visual as possible, I think! Stem Projects, Book Projects, Five Little Pumpkins, Basic Sight Words, Environmental Print, Cup Games, Teaching Second Grade, Fluency Practice, Sing Along Songs

Dissolve, Melt, Thaw!

When I taught second grade, I discovered that my kiddos did not really understand the difference between the words "dissolve," "melt," and "thaw." So we tried it out, and then labeled it. Then, I passed out an ice cube to everyone, and they let it melt in their hands! I think that they understood it much better after that! Science should always be as hands-on and visual as possible, I think!

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EASY Play Dough Circuits

Make your own play dough circuits. This conductive play dough recipe helps teach kids about electricity in such a fun way!

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Make unpoppable bubbles and beat the evaporation odds in this DIY science experiment. Here is a demo video and a free unpoppable bubble recipe printable. Bubble Activities, Indoor Activities For Kids, Fun Crafts For Kids, Kids Fun, Summer Activities, Indoor Games, Family Activities, Outdoor Activities, Science Experiments Kids

Unpoppable Bubble Recipe with Free Printable

Make unpoppable bubbles and beat the evaporation odds in this DIY science experiment. Here is a demo video and a free unpoppable bubble recipe printable.

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Awesome Science Experiment: Make Hot Ice with Baking Soda and Vinegar - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

Here’s a fun science experiment that will definitely get a “wow” from the kids. Combine baking soda and vinegar to make sodium acetate, or hot ice! It crystalizes instantly when you pour it, allowing you to create a tower of crystals. Since the process of crystallization is exothermic, the “ice” that forms will be hot […]

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Ghost Rockets for Kids

Wow the kids this autumn and make ghost rockets ! We love Halloween ! We also love science . Today, we combined the two...

Teaching Kids About GERMS! Teaching Kids About GERMS: Great lessons using these common objects to help illustrate how germs spread by touching objects and through coughing and sneezing. I LOVE this lesson! Health Unit, Health Class, Kids Health, Health Education, School Health, Dental Health, Public Health, Preschool Science, Preschool Lessons

Teaching Kids About GERMS- great activities to help kids understand what they are and how they spread. #science

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Why You Need to Use Soap (a Germs Simulation Experiment)

I'm not sure my oldest son uses soap every time he showers. And I've seen our youngest son put soap on one hand and then instead of rubbing them together, stick the soapy hand immediately under the running water. Hopefully this simple, yet fun, experiment has convinced them of the merits of soap. The experiment is meant to simulate how soap helps to get rid of germs. What You Need plate (or saucer) with a raised edge water ground black pepper dishwashing liquid (we used Ms. Meyer's) What to…

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Color Changing Milk Science Fair Project Idea

The Color changing milk science fair project is a great Science Experiment to do with kids of all ages. And makes for a fun and simple science fair project

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30 Science Experiments

Science just got a whole lot easier to add into your lesson plans! Using the easy-to-follow instructions and common household supplies, kids will whip up some magic rainbow milk, make raisins dance, create some fluffy Ivory Soap souffle, fish for ice, shine pennies and make water walk. PLUS, your download also includes a no-prep science journal that goes along with the 30 jaw-dropping science experiments so kids can easily keep track of their results. But that's just the beginning! Get…

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EXPERIMENTO: la fuerza de un imán

Demostrar las cualidades físicas de un imán es cosa fácil cuando se tienen los materiales adecuados. En esta ocasión vamos a comproba...