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7 Science Activities for Summer

Posted on Wed, Jun 12, 2019

Summer is here, and if you're like many of us, that means you now have a house full of kids in desperate need of something to keep them amused.  When Fortnite loses its appeal, wrangle up your kids and some basic crafting materials and have some hands-on fun with these easy science experiments.

Here's all seven videos in our Building Up STEAM series of DIY projects and activities for you and your kids.  These are all a great way to spend a summer afternoon, or they can expanded upon for science projects in the upcoming school year.  (If you like these at-home experiments, you should see our live assembly shows!)

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Topics: ideas for science fair projects, STEAM activities, STEAM, ideas for STEAM, DIY, Summer, how to

Fireworks in a Jar | 4th of July Fun

Posted on Thu, Jun 28, 2018

The 4th of July is right around the corner!  The night sky will be filled with beautiful fireworks but before the sun goes down start the celebration by creating safe and colorful "fireworks" that you can make all by yourself.  This easy experiment uses common items you probably already have in your kitchen!  Have some hands-on fun with the whole family before the real fireworks begin!  Happy Independence Day!

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Topics: DIY, Handy Dan the Junkyard Man, Arts and Crafts, Fun, Summer