It’s time to bid farewell to the snowflakes and get out our umbrellas -- spring is finally here! And as we all know, with April showers come May flowers...but where do those April showers come from, anyway? We’re here to help you out with a quick refresher on the water cycle just in time to make the most of those rainy days -- along with a few activities to make the time go by faster!Read More
Education Through Entertainment
Here are all seven videos in our Building Up STEAM series of DIY projects and activities for you and your kids, perfect for a rainy day, an in-school activity, or an after-school enrichment. Make your own ice cream, levitate a ping pong ball, seemingly defy the laws of physics, and more!Read More
In "The Stations of STEAM" we're going to be exploring some of the stations of Mobile Ed's STEAM Museum, beginning with one of the most popular - the Build-An-Arch! See how much fun your kids will have learning to build (and knock down!) this amazing piece of ancient engineering.Read More
Visually learn about water density with this easy-to-do experiment with beautiful results. By "stacking" sugar water of varying densities in a test tube you can create a stunning display of science in action. Check it out!Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
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!Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
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.Read More