How might we keep sharing our love of science with upper elementary and middle school students?  We decided that one way to do that is to cull resources for parents/caregivers and feature ones we think make for great experiences for children in these age groups. Interested in our criteria and/or our tips for facilitating great experiences?  > DETAILS <

Featured Activities This Week:

Cardboard Construction

Make a cardboard sculpture using recycled materials. What can you create?

Create

Elephant Toothpaste

Create a chemical reaction that produces a foamy result. Safety glasses and adult supervision recommended.

Experiment

Web of Life

Fill in the living things for a web of life in your environment and explore how they all connect!

Explore
Covid-19 related activities

Covid-19 Activity Book

Time Capsule

Recommended by Michele Arduengo from Promega Corporation, this activity helps us reflect and document our experiences during this time.

Time Capsule

Greetings in the Time of COVID-19

Greetings activity

Learn about different greetings around the world and how they impact the spread of viruses like the coronavirus. Can you think of your own unique way to greet someone from six feet away?

Greetings

Sizes of Life

Size and scale activity

Explore the size and scale of microscopic biology. check out https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/cells/scale/ after for a great visualization!

Size and scale

Wash off the Glitter

Handwashing Activity

Glitter gets everywhere - and so do germs! This simple activity helps illustrate the importance of handwashing.

Handwashing
More coming soon
Keep checking back for more activities and let us know what resources you need!