Science Projects 1-6

We focus on science projects more in Years 4-6, but my younger kids in Years 1-3 like to tag along as well.


General Resources

Boston Children’s Museum Activity Books


Earth Science

Ellen J. McHenry

Free Earth Science Downloads

Biology

Genetics

Create a Baby Alien (genotype and phenotype activity)

Ellen J. McHenry

Botany in 8 Lessons
Free Animal Science and Microbiology Downloads 
Free Botany Downloads
Free Human Body Downloads

A year of Human Body science from Guest Hollow

Chemistry

Ellen J. McHenry

The Elements
Free Chemistry Downloads

Projects

Mixing & Measuring
Density of Fluids (Lava in a Cup)
Surface Tension of Water (Floating Paper Clip Experiment)
Salt:  Salt Sculptures.  Use toothpicks and gumdrops / marshmallows to create the crystalline structure of Salt.
Magic Potion Station (vinegar, baking soda, food coloring)
Green Pennies

Excel and PDF versions of the Periodic Table

Physics

Ellen J. McHenry

Free Physics Downloads. These are labeled for ages 10-14, but the projects are fun to do with younger kids as well.

Projects

Build a catapult from dowels or pencils, or from skewers and marshmallows.

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