Elementary Experiments


Grade Level

Earth Science



Section 1:  What is the Temperature?

Section 2:  Making a Thermometer

Section 3:  The Sun heats the Earth

Section 4:  Evaporation and condensation

Section 5:  Dew and Frost

Section 6:  Clouds, Fog, and Smog

Section 7:  Rain, Thunder and Lightning

Section 8:  Winds

Weather Glossary


Rocks, Fossils and Soil   - rocks, soil, erosion, fossil classification  (LP/Delta)

Section 1:  What is a Rock?

Section 2:  Edible Rocks

Section 3:  What is Soil?

Section 4: Growing Seeds in Different Soils

Section 5: Enriching the Soil

Section 6:
Erosion and Weathering

Section 7: Comparing Soils

Section 8: Fossils


Fossilworks - Information of fossils, making casts of fossils, worksheets


Space-  day/night, moon's orbit, seasons, sun, planets, stars/constellations (LP/Delta)

Section 1:  Day and Night

Section 2:  The Moon Orbits the Earth

Section 3:  Solar and  Lunar Eclipses

Section 4:  The Reasons for the Seasons

Section 5:  The Slant of the Sun's Rays

Section 6:  The Planets

Section 7:  Solar Energy and the Greenhouse Effect

Section 8:  Stars:  Observing Constellations



Space Camp: 6 activities simulating life in outer space


Section 1:  Balloon Me To The Moon

Section 2:  Coordination Station

Section 3:  Lite Food

Section 4:  Docking in Space

Section 5:  Emergency

Section 6:  On Target

Space Camp Data Sheet


The Incredible Journey: Water cycle activity


Rocks, Erosion & Weathering: streak test, weathering, sedimentary/metamorphic, erosion  (LP/Delta)

Section 1:  What is a Rock?

Section 2:  Testing Rocks for Hardness

Section 3:  Using the Streak Test to Identify Rocks

Section 4:  Weathering Changes Rocks

Section 5:  Igenous Rocks

Section 6:  How are Sedimentary Rocks Formed?

Section 7:  Edible Earth

Section 8:  Metamorphic Rocks

Section 9:  Erosion Changes the Earth

Section 10:  Glossary




Section 1: A Lot of Litter

Section 2:  Trash in your Class

Section 3: Recycling Paper

Section 4:  Particle Detectives

Seciton 5:  Don't Muddy the Water

Section 6:  Oil and Water Don't Mix

Section 7:  Testing for Hard Water

Section 8:  The Acid Test

Section 9:  Impurities in Rain

Section 10:  Growing Plants with Acid Rain

Section 11:  What's in a Sound?


Recycling Paper

Grade Level

Environmental Science


A Stream in a Bucket


Stream Study Worksheet


Transpiration with  Calculators

Grade Level

Physical Science


Air:  properies of air, pressure, Bernoulli's principle  (LP/Delta)

Section 1:  What is air?

Section 2:  Air can push

Section 3:  Air is a gas

Section 4:  Gases expand when heated

Section 5:  Air can lift

Section 6:  Air pressure

Section 7:  Bernoulli's principle



Mirror Magic:  reflection activities

Metric Olympics Triathalon Activities:


Reflection, Diffraction, Refraction: 


Section 1:  Measuring Angles-How to use a protractor

Section 2:  The Virtual Image

Section 3:The Law of Reflection

Section 4:  Parallel mirrors produce multiple images

Section 5:  Mirrors can change the direction of light rays

Section 6:  The Angle of Incidence Equals the Angle of Reflection

Section 7:  Convex, Plane and Concave Mirrors All Reflect Light Differently

Section 8:  Light and Color

Section 9:  Colored Filters Changing Perceived Color of an Object

Section 10:  Diffraction Grating

Section 11:  Diffraction of Light

Section 12:  Refraction of Light

Section 13:  Refraction - Prism

Section 14:  Convex and Concave Lenses

Section 15:  Focal Lengths of Double Convex Lens

Section 16  Convext and Concave Lenses Refract Light

Section 17:  Combining different types of lenses


Sound Vibrations:  properties of sound, frequency, insulators  (Nutshell/Delta)


Section 1:  Surround Sound

Section 2:  Making Sounds

Section 3:  What's the Frequency?

Section 4:  The Big Stretch

Section 5:  Rubber Band-Jo

Section 6:  Blow Your Own Horn

Section 7:  Visible Vibrations

Section 8:  Sound Directors

Section 9:  Sound Behavior

Section 10:  Ring My Chimes

Section 11:  String Along

Section 12:  Sound Insulators

Bubbleology:  Bernoulli's principle, liquid rainbows, bubble technology

Section 1:  Bubble Technology

Section 2:  Comparing Bubble Solutions

Section 3:  The Chemistry of Bigger Bubbles

Section 4:  Bernoulli's Bubbles

Section 5:  Predict-A-Pop

Section 6:  Longer Lasting Bubbles


Matter and Energy:  melting/freezing/evaporation, heat, Periodic Table, atoms, solutions (LP/Delta)

Simple Machines with K'Nex

Machines and Motion:  force, inclined plane, levers, wheels, pulleys, motion  (LP/Delta)


Section 1:  Using Force to do Work

Section 2:  Inclined Planes Help us do Work

Section 3:  Friction and Lubricants

Section 4:  Experimenting with Levers

Section 5:  Tools That Work as Levers

Section 6:  Machines with Wheels

Section 7:  Pulleys

Section 8:  Create a Machine

Section 9:  Relative Position and Motion


Light:  properties of light, shadows, reflection/refraction, color, energy (LP/Delta)


Section 1:  Properties of Light

Section 2:  Shadows and  Light

Section 3:  Sun, Shadows and Sundials

Section 4:  Sunlight Paper and Shadows

Section 5:  Reflection

Section 6:  Refraction - Bending Light

Section 7:  Fiber Optics

Section 8:  Prisms-Observing Color

Section 9:  Color, Rainbows and Blue Skies

Section 10:  Energy

Light Glossary


Detective Lab:  fingerprint analysis, handwriting analysis, mystery ink, mystery powder  (Nutshell/Delta)


Section 1:  A Talking Picture

Section 2:  Recording Fingerprints

Section 3:  Classifying Fingerprints

Section 4:  Dust and Lift

Section 5: Lasting Impressions

Section 6:  Handwriting Analysis

Section 7:  Identifying Mystery Inks

Section 8:  Examining Fabrics

Section 9:  Examining Powders

Section 10:  On Your Own


Magnets Magnetic poles/fields, compass, magnetic force, electromagnet  (LP/Delta)

Section 1:  What is a Magnet?

Section 2:  Making a Magnet

Section 3:  The Magnetic Poles and the Compass

Section 4:  Testing Magnet Strength

Section 5:  Observing the Magnetic Fields

Section 6:  Electricity Produces Magnetic Force

Section 7:  The Electromagnet

Magnet Glossary


Electricity:  circuits, conductors, switches, parallel/series circuits


Section 1:  Static Electricity

Section 2:  Series Circuit

Section 3:  Parallel Circuit

Section 4:  Switches

Section 5:  Conductors and Nonconductors


Newton's Toy Box:  gravity, mass v. weight, Law 1, Law 2, Law3, kinetic/potential energy (DSM/Delta)

Section 1: Motion Review

Section 2: Gravity and Balance

Section 3: Moving Masses

Section 4:  The Parachute Drop

Section 5:  Basketball Arcs

Section 6:  Ball and Cup Contest  

Section 7:   Rolling On

Section 8:  Great Race

Section 9:  Accelerating Masses

Section 10:  Come Back Can

Section 11:  Action Reaction in Action

Section 12:  Grasshopper Game

Section 13:  Clacker Conservation


Density and Buoyancy

Grade Level

Life Science


How to Use a Simple Compound Microscope


Glogerm -Germs and proper handwashing


K-Notes and Printable Worksheet

Grade 1-Notes and Printable Worksheet

Grade 2-Notes and Printable Worksheet

Grade 3-Notes and Printable Worksheet

Grade 4-Notes and Printable Worksheet

Grade 5-Notes and Printable Worksheet

Grade 6-Notes and Printable Worksheet



Couch Potato Olympics - Pen click a thon and the grabber


Smell, Taste, Touch

Section 1:  What Am I Touching?

Section 2:  Tickle, Itch, Ouch!

Section 3:  What's Hot?  What's Cold?

Section 4:  What's Wet?

Section 5:  Stay Cool!

Section 6:  Receptor Map

Section 7:  No Nose for Taste

Section 8:  A Tongue Map

Section 9:  Riding the Wind

Section 10:  Smells and Memories

Section 11:  Smells in the Environment



The Enormous 'E'- Introduction to microscope and it's use


Taste Experiment-Tongue Mapping


Onion Rings - cell activity with microscopes


Human Body: system/tissue, nutrients in food, calories, digestion, circulation, respiration, osmosis, excretion, muscles/bones/joint

Section 1:  The Body Systems and Tissues

Section 2:  Nutrients in Food

Section 3:  Measuring Calories

Section 4:  Digestion

Section 5:  Circulation

Section 6:  Respiration

Section 7:  Osmosis

Section 8:  Excretions

Section 9:  Muscles, Bones and Joints

Section 10:  Frog Dissection


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