Education Through Entertainment

Homemade Ice Cream | Science Activity for Kids

Posted on Wed, Aug 24, 2016

Here's a tasty activity perfect for these last few weeks of summer.  Watch this video to learn how to make your own delicious homemade ice cream!  With just a few ingredients and our technique, you'll be scooping up your own frosty treats in no time.

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Topics: science fair projects, science enrichment, Teaching Science, Hands On Science, making science exciting, DIY, Building Up STEAM, science experiments

Levitating Ping Pong Ball | Fun Science Experiment

Posted on Wed, Aug 17, 2016

Perform the impossible when you make an ordinary ping pong ball float in mid-air!  Learn how to do this super cool science feat in just a few minutes.

Watch this video and follow the step-by-step instructions to get started today!

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Topics: science fair projects, science enrichment, Teaching Science, Hands On Science, making science exciting, DIY, Building Up STEAM, science experiments, air pressure, Air: The Invisible Wonder

Pencil Poke Trick | Fun Science Experiment

Posted on Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Here's a fun trick (that's actually a science experiment) that you can do at home.  Learn how you can run a sharpened pencil all the way through a plastic bag filled with water without spilling a drop.  All you need are some sharpened pencils, a plastic bag filled with water, and our secret technique!

Watch the video and follow the directions below to learn how to perform this impressive stunt yourself!

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Topics: science fair projects, science enrichment, Teaching Science, Hands On Science, making science exciting, DIY, Building Up STEAM, science experiments

Homemade Hovercraft | DIY STEAM Project

Posted on Thu, Aug 4, 2016

Follow these instructions to make your own homemade hovercraft!  With just a few items you probably already have laying around the house, in under a half-hour you could have a desktop-sized hovercraft zipping all over the place! It's great for a science project, a classroom demonstration, or a rainy day.

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Topics: science fair projects, science enrichment, Teaching Science, Hands On Science, making science exciting, DIY, Building Up STEAM, science experiments

Colors and Chemicals | Science Experiment for Kids

Posted on Wed, Jul 27, 2016

If you have curious little ones running around the house, or are looking for a fun activity for your lower elementary kids, this is a great way to spend an afternoon they'll ask to do again and again.

It's a simple "baking soda and vinegar" experiment, but with an artistic twist!  By coloring the vinegar, you can not only mix the vinegar with the baking soda... you can also mix red with blue!

Follow these directions to start mixing colors and chemicals with your kids today!

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Topics: science fair projects, science enrichment, Teaching Science, Hands On Science, making science exciting, DIY, Building Up STEAM, science experiments

How to Make a Water Cycle in a Bag | STEAM Activity for Kids

Posted on Tue, Jul 12, 2016

Do your kids ask you why it rains?  Or maybe how clouds happen?  Spend an afternoon teaching them with this easy to do science experiment where you and your kids will make a water cycle in a bag!

This is also a great activity for elementary science classes.  Imagine your window covered in your student's shimmering water cycle experiments!

Follow these simple, step-by-step directions to create something fun (and educational) with your kids today.

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Topics: DIY, Building Up STEAM

STEAM Museum Never Fails To Impress!

Posted on Thu, May 26, 2016

With two units of our hit STEAM Musem program touring the United States every day, tens of thousands of people have the opportunity to enjoy the cutting-edge hands-on educational experience it provides.  One of these people, Jennifer Ruth, was a volunteer at a recent STEAM Museum presentation in Rock Creek, OH and sent us this review:

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Topics: Hands On Assemblies, Hands On Learning, STEM Education, STEAM Education, STEAM Museum, STEAM assemblies, Reviews

Everyone Loves David Jack's School Assemblies!

Posted on Fri, Jan 8, 2016

We get rave reviews for the assembly programs we support all the time, but today we received a letter from someone who had more good things to say than would fit on our report card!

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Topics: School Show reviews, David Jack, Stand-Up, Step-In, Christmahanukawnzamadan, The Spirit of America, Reviews, World Holidays

Top 10 Things Overheard at STEAM Museum

Posted on Mon, Oct 12, 2015

We talk a lot about how exciting and educational our STEAM Museum hands-on program is, but you don't have to take our word for it.  Dawn Coats, the STEAM Specalist at Lakeview Elementary in Lakeview MN put together this "Top 10 List" of her favorite things overheard students saying during their STEAM Museum experience.

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Space Center Houston Hosts Kidz Science Safari

Posted on Fri, Oct 9, 2015

Space Center Houston Hosts Kidz Science Safari

On October 8, 2015, Space Center Houston held an 8-hour event for over 2,000 homeschool students featuring our Kidz Science Safari program.

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Topics: Kidz Science Safari