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Science: Ms.Renee Thayer

Email:
thayerr@springfieldpublicschools.com

            Fun Science Activities!!

I hope you all have an amazing summer.  I would like to give you a science summer fun list to try to do over the summer.  See how many of these exciting experiments you and your family can try. 

  1. Make Ice Cream in a bag-https://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/simple-homemade-ice-cream-in-a-bag-edible-science/
  2. Like rockets?Make epic bottle rocket see how far you can launch it

    https://frugalfun4boys.com/epic-bottle-rocket-flew-higher-2-story-house/

  3. Slime time:- https://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/make-ocean-slime-summer-science-activity/
  4. Study Rocks | collect rocks and learn more about their hardness and their names.
  5. Make a solar oven for smores-https://www.science-sparks.com/make-easy-solar-oven/
  6. Investigate flowers-https://www.science-sparks.com/dissecting-flowers-and-more-plant-experiments/
  7. Bubbles, bubbles, bubbles: https://learning-center.homesciencetools.com/article/how-to-make-super-bubbles-science-project/
  8. Yum Make your own Rock candy: https://learning-center.homesciencetools.com/article/crystal-growing-science/#rockcandy
  9. Watch seeds grow: https://learning-center.homesciencetools.com/article/how-flowers-grow/
  10. Build your own simple motor:https://learning-center.homesciencetools.com/article/build-motor-project/

 

Places to explore

Springfield Science Museum:  https://springfieldmuseums.org/

Ecotarium in Worchester: https://ecotarium.org/

Dinosaur footprint trail in Holyoke: http://www.thetrustees.org/places-to-visit/pioneer-valley/dinosaur-footprints.html

 


Great Science Websites.

 

https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html

https://www.brainpop.com/science/seeall/

http://discoverykids.com/activities/

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/index.htm

 

Tired of being at home go on a virtual science fieldtrip.

Go to the tundra and learn about polar bears- https://www.discoveryeducation.com/learn/tundra-connections/

Go to Mars- https://accessmars.withgoogle.com/

Cincinnati Zoo- https://www.facebook.com/cincinnatizoo/

The Aquarium- https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals-and-exhibits/live-web-cams

San Diego Zoo- https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams

Smithsonian Zoo- https://nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams