Monday, May 12, 2014

spring science fun - Planet Smarty Pants

Science on Planet Smarty Pants

We are looking forward to summer, to science summer camps and to having more time for longer and messier activities. We are ready to jump into summer science by returning to our favorites and trying out great ideas shared by other After School Link Up participants.
Jump Into Summer Science

Featured Science Ideas

1.Lemon Lime Adventures pulled some great science ideas for older kids into a round up. That bristle bot looks especially interesting!
2. Science Sparks linked up an amazing round up of baking soda experiments that go beyond a classic volcano experiment. She is also sharing a fun experiment of exploring muffling (or sound proofing) property of various materials.
Baking Soda Experiments from Science Sparks
3. My co-host Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational I shares a wonderful hands-on Greek water clock tutorial:
How to Make a Water Clock
4. KC Edventures is sharing a wonderful outdoor Wizard Lab that can be both open-ended and guided depending on your child’s age and interests.
Wizardry Lab
5. Finally, here is one of our favorite science activities of all times – separate two materials based on their properties:
Water Beads

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Ticia said...

I missed the water clock post by her, I need to go check that out.

maryanne @ mama smiles said...

Ooh great ideas! I am hoping to do more science with the kids once school is out.

Deceptively Educational said...

Thanks for sharing our water clock!!!

An Almost Unschooling Mom said...

I'm on the prowl for some outdoor summer science experiments for summer, so I'll be checking out these links - thanks.