STEM Challenge: A boat that floats and holds weight- made from a few supplies. It's our all time favorite STEM event!
A quick and simple animation to help early-elementary aged kids understand the basic concepts of buoyancy (floating and sinking), density, and Archimedes' Pr.
Build a Boat STEM Challenge
How much weight can your boat carry? STEM Design Challenges are fun, engaging activities that stimulate problem-solving and critical thinking for students, grades (Paid product comes with modifications to add or decrease rigor for younger/older students.
Float Your Boat Lesson Plan from Lakeshore Learning: Students predict how many pennies an aluminum foil boat will hold before it sinks! Now YOU Can Build Your Dream Boat With Over 500 Boat Plans! Now YOU Can Build Your Dream Boat With Over 500 Boat Plans!
This super easy salt water experiment is the perfect science activity to teach kids about the density of salt and fresh water. Great for an ocean unit pirate week
Fourth Grade Physical Science Activities: Teach Density with Kitchen Science Bear Elective Adventure: Super Science 4
STEM- Making a Boat
WATER PIPES- New science activity for kids using STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math education)- science activity for elementary students that requires students in explore how to build a boat out of straw and seran wrap
for float days: some explorations on why things sink or float: maybe the tin foil boats
Building Wind Turbines: An Engineering Lab
It's All About Those Straws!
STEM Challenges using straws! Straws are an excellent material to use in makerspaces. They're budget friendly, approachable, colorful and easy to get through donations. This post has tons of great ideas for using straws to teach STEM.
The Best Science Experiment for a Weather Unit
Simple Science: How Clouds Make Rain. When rainy weather hits and you're stuck inside this simple science experiment is perfect for teaching little learners how clouds make rain.
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.
10 Plant Science Experiments for Kids
10 plant science experiments for kids - great for outdoor gardening or kitchen science activities, and fun spring and summer science projects for kids. They are also good for school science fair projects, from preschool to grade 5
25+ Totally Awesome Science Fair Projects
Science Fair Projects for primary and elementary students! There are so many awesome ideas here! I cannot wait to try the glowing flowers science experiment!
The dissolving Peep experiment. A fun way to teach the Scientific method for a school science fair. So basic and easy.