Science Experiments/Projects

The easiest way to get students engaged is to have them build something.

A simple vibrating motor “robot” can become a physics lesson and math lesson and art project and writing project (e.g., write a story titled The Land of The Lost Robots).

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10 Google Experiments to Explore

Discover a world of boundless creativity and innovation! Thousands of extraordinary experiments have been created by brilliant coders using Chrome, Android, AI, AR, and beyond for over a decade. Prepare yourself to be captivated by these creative and out-of-the-box Google experiments.  written by Sara Qualls July 21, 2023  learn more

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24 Science Kits for Middle and High School That Make Hands-On Lessons Easy

Students often tell us the coolest thing about science class is doing hands-on activities. But it’s often time-consuming to gather and organize all the materials. Our favorite solution? These awesome, ready-to-go science kits! Each of these kits already has all the materials for each activity preselected and sorted. Plus, you’ll find teacher guides and student…  learn more

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26 Science Experiments for Spring

Celebrate spring with these free science and engineering lessons, projects, and activities for enriching hands-on STEM related to spring weather, flowers, plants, and more!  Science Buddies Lesson Plans contain materials to support educators leading hands-on STEM learning with students. Lesson Plans offer NGSS alignment, contain background materials to boost teacher confidence, even in areas that may be new…  learn more

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ASP: K-12 Educational Activities

Astronomical Society of the Pacific. Many of the ASP Programs, through the Education Staff, have produced science-rich, astronomy activities, materials, and kits used by educators, families, amateur astronomers, and those who do outreach. We are offering downloadable documents, video and audio links for you to use and share your knowledge and passion for astronomy with…  learn more

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Autodesk Instructables

A PROJECT FOR EVERY LESSON. Instructables is committed to helping teachers inspire, engage, and prepare students through hands-on projects to make in the classroom. Always free, and always fun, come explore projects for your next classroom lesson!  learn more

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Bill Nye - Home Demos

Bill Nye, the Science Guy, has assembled 40+ simple & fun experiments you can do at home or in the classroom. Create everything from a simple stethoscope or barometer to showing how water sculpts rocks or the Doppler Effect.  learn more

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Dr. Shawn's Idea Bank

For ideas, contributed by the Society of Amateur Scientists, review the Dr. Shawn's Idea Bank. Includes articles on How To Pick the Right Science Project and Desperation Science Projects.  learn more

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Experiments with Google: Web VR Experiments

Web VR brought virtual reality to the web, making it easier for anyone to create, enjoy, and share VR experiences. The next phase of this evolution is WebXR, which will combine Web VR and AR into a single API. While the transition is happening our live Web VR experiments will not be accessible, however you…  learn more

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Hands-on Science Resources for Home and School

Science Buddies mission is to inspire and educate students of all ages with hands-on STEM explorations that reflect their unique personal interests. By providing highly personalized educational experiences, we drive student discovery, engagement, and learning in STEM subjects.  learn more

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How to Make a Volcano Science Project

A volcano is a mountain or a hill with an opening where magma is pushed out into the Earth’s surface with immense force. As soon as magma reaches the Earth’s surface, it is called lava. Types of volcanoes can be classified according to the composition and shape of the cone, and its activity. The type…  learn more

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iTeachly: 1-2 Drawing Scientifically

Here is your Free Content for your Lesson on Drawing Scientifically! Drawing Scientifically Worksheet - Word Docs, PowerPoint, & PDF's  learn more

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Make A Solar Powered Hot Air Balloon

Learn how you can make a solar powered hot air balloon with just tape and black plastic trash bags. An interesting project for a sunny day.  learn more

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McDonald Observatory Classroom Activities

Standards-aligned activities and experiments for K-12 students, from modeling the night sky and observing the moon to guessing interplanetary distances and exploring sunspots. These engaging, TEKS/TAKS-aligned activities create opportunities for K-12 students to explore astronomy, physics, and chemistry in the classroom.  learn more

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National Geographic: Explorer Classroom

WHERE EDUCATION MEETS EXPLORATION Join Explorer Classroom — a live interactive session that connects young people with National Geographic Explorers — to hear behind-the-scenes stories and interact with cutting-edge scientists, researchers, and powerful storytellers from around the globe. All events are free, open to the public, and include an instructional guide to help learners get…  learn more

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PhET: Free Online Simulations

Interactive Simulations for Science and Math. Teachers have access to simulation-specific tips and video primers, resources for teaching with simulations, and activities shared by our teacher community.  learn more

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Science Bob!

“Science Bob” Pflugfelder is a science teacher, author, maker, and presenter that knows how to share the world of science like never before. Bob continues his work through presentations at events around the world including the USA Science & Engineering Festival, the World Science Festival,  The White House Science Fair, and Maker Faire events in…  learn more

Science Experiments for Kids

Science experiments you can do at home! Explore an ever-growing list of hundreds of fun and easy science experiments. Have fun trying these experiments at home or use them for science fair project ideas. Explore experiments by category, newest experiments, most popular experiments, easy at-home experiments, or simply scroll down this page for tons of awesome experiment ideas! Science Fun For Everyone, SFFE is a team of passionate professionals with degrees in science and/or education, who have experience working with children in many different settings. Through “hands-on, minds-on” interactive science programming,…  learn more

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Science4Fun Topics

Many science topics and experiments. Abdul Wahab Malik from Pakistan has assembled a number of easy to perform science experiments. One of our favorites is boiling water in a paper bag. (Our webmaster used to do it using foam coffee cups as a kid.)  learn more

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Free Resources and Free Access Want to create the best possible science project? You’re in exactly the right place! While you’re here browsing for the perfect project, don’t forget to check out our library of free project advice. We’ve got nearly 1,000 projects. Look at the list of Science Project ideas for your grade. Projects are…  learn more

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Science we can do together. One of the most important aspects of the SciStarter mission is to help people of all ages discover and get involved in real-world science: citizen science. Through citizen science, we help scientists answer questions they cannot answer on their own. When we engage in citizen science, we make and share…  learn more

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Steve Spangler Science

CHECK OUT OUR FAVORITE EXPERIMENTS AND ACTIVITIES At Steve Spangler Science, we’re on a mission to inspire a new generation of scientists and engineers. A subscription to the Steve Spangler Science Club is an easy way to teach STEM to children with 5 to 8 hands-on experiments and challenges in each kit, shipped directly to you. Steve Spangler pulled…  learn more

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The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute site is a creative pacesetter for student exhibits. If you want to help students design their own exhibits, check out this museum.  learn more