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Does it sink or float?

Have your child test objects in water to see if they sink or float.

Trash to treasure: The eco-art of homemade paper

Help your child discover the centuries-old craft of papermaking, and creative recycling, by turning scraps into one-of-a-kind cards.

Living Things and Nonliving Objects

How you can help at home: Have your child find living things and nonliving objects.

Plant Parts Salad

How you can help at home: Make a healthy salad out of plant parts.

Making and Playing With Goop

Have fun with your child making goop out of cornstarch and water.

Garden of eatin'

Teach your preschooler where her food comes from and give her a taste for science.

A bug's life

Ant detectives get a close-up look at life on the hill.

Amazing Bubbles

How you can help at home: Here's an activity that will get your child ready to learn science by engaging her curiosity and building her observation skills.

Starry, starry night

The night sky offers hours of entertainment for aspiring astronomers.

Microscope discovery

How you can help at home: Using a microscope can help your child build observation skills, a necessary tool in science.