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Sink or Swim - What Happens When You Weaken the Hydrogen Bonds in Water?

Water is a miracle liquid. All living things need it to survive and it has some unique properties unto itself. Hydrogen bonds are responsible for the unusual characteristics of water. These strong intermolecular forces are formed between water…
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Leprechaun Science Activities from Our Favorite Kid Activity Bloggers

We enjoy following some of our favorite blogging Kids Activity Moms on Pinterest. Here is a short round up of our favorites for St. Patrick's Day -   Shamrock crystals from Housing a Forest Shamrock Color Viewer: a craft and a tool…
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Leprechaun Science Secrets - The Best Activities for St. Patrick's Day

During the month of March, everything starts to turn green, and not just the grass and trees. It's leprechaun season. Time to catch a sneaky little devil who hides gold coins while wreaking havoc all over. For years, we have shared our…

Marshmallow and Cherry Science Density Layer Cake

Bake a little science cake for your love this Valentines Day. This experiment mixes a little kitchen science, candy science and physical science. And the end result of this activity is delicious. To make a 3-layer density cake, you will need…

Valentines Day Candy Science Experiments

It's Valentines week - love is in the air and there is candy flowing everywhere. What are you going to do with all of the candy your child brings home on Thursday afternoon? Don't eat it...experiment with it.   Here are a few…
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Light Ice, Heavy Water - Unfold the Mystery of the Sinking Water

Water floats and ice sinks, right? Frozen water is heavier and denser than when it is in its liquid state. Or is it? This activity is all about experimenting with different liquids and their densities. In one of our most popular experiments,…
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Cave Stalactites and Capillary Action

By Marnie from Carrots are Orange Preschoolers can learn science too. If you don’t believe me, go and check out Steve Spangler’s website. Search his experiments and do one with your child. They may not get all the abstract concepts but…
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Instant Freeze - Water Turns to Ice in a Flash

During the cold winter months, do you ever leave a bottle of water or soda in your car or garage overnight? What happens the next day when the drink is still liquid you twist off the cap and the drink instantly freezes! How does this work and…

Cold Weather Science - Frozen Bubbles

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Over the weekend, the girls and I took advantage of the Denver deep freeze to brave the cold and do a little science. We pulled out the summer bubble kit and experimented with what would happen to a bubble when it…
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Santa and Rudolph Leave Footprints All Over Your Home - Insta-Snow Snowy Footrprints

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Each year I work hard to keep the Santa mystery alive. I find new ways to surprise my daughters' on Christmas morning...we've left a special Santa key, sprinkled reindeer dust on the lawn, taken secret pictures of…