See the wind at work! Make a pinwheel and explore the wind’s wind-erful power!
What makes the best kind of structure? Use your design thinking and science inquiry skills to answer this question.
Grab a grown-up and some friends! Each team will build a structure and then try to knock down the other team’s structure.
Grab a grown-up and some friends for this building game. Can you stack a tall, stable tower?
Using scientific inquiry skills you and your child will learn more about sound and how it works.
Make an instrument that anyone can play—a kazoo—and get the buzz on sound vibrations!
Learn how to sort and classify objects.
Use a Venn diagram with your child to sort items at home or school.
Use your scientific inquiry skills to learn about floating and sinking.
What do you think will float? Test out your predictions using items from around the house and the printable table.
Thank you for your interest in this The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That Ready to Learn backpack.
Use your scientific inquiry skills to learn more about simple machines.
Make a pinball machine that can shoot a marble and send it zigzagging down an obstacle course.
Build a catapult using a lever, and power it with a rubber band, and send a marshmallow flying through the air.
Learn about elasticity and the shapes that make the world.
Spark great conversations about the science behind elasticity with this chemistry and craft project rolled into one.
Use scientific inquiry skills to figure out why shadows appear.
Can you match the PBS KIDS character with his or her shadow?
Use scientific inquiry and engineering design skills to learn all about ramps.
Design a crazy roller coaster ride for a marble—but make sure it doesn’t fly off the track!
Learn all about mixtures and properties.
Use this activity sheet to describe the playdough you made.
Use this activity sheet to describe your Playdough Recipe.
Grab a grown-up to make a rainbow popsicle. This recipe is pretty cool!