6 Fun Science Experiments for Kids | TheMomsJournal My kids love to work on science experiments so I’m always on the look out for simple kids science projects that we can do at home, using items we have around the house. These science experiments I found look like fun. Remember to provide supervision as needed and keep your kids away from harmful chemicals! Crystal Geodes Phlebotomy Technician Schools » 52 Totally Awesome Science Experiments You Can Do At Home Are you a homeschooler, tech geek, or just someone with a love of science and some time to kill? Then you will love the below 52 totally awesome science experiments you can do at home. Whether you have kids, are a kid, or just one at heart, there are many experiments for people of all ages and levels. And if you do one a week, you can fill an entire year and home with the results of all of these experiments. Totally Awesome Science Experiments You Can Do At Home with Kids
Iterative Algorithmic Plastic Sculpture: Fimo Fractals - Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories One of our favorite shapes is the Sierpinski triangle. In one sense, a mere mathematical abstraction, on the other, a pattern that naturally emerges in real life from several different simple algorithms. On paper, one can play the Chaos Game to generate the shape (or cheat and just use the java applet). You can also generate a Sierpinski triangle in what is perhaps a more obvious way: by exploiting its fractal self-similarity. Beginning with a single triangle, replace that triangle with three half-size copies arranged so that their outer border form a new triangle of the same size as the original.
Make a Dragon Puppet | Chinese New Year Crafts -- Festive Kids' Crafts for Chinese New Yea This photo originally appeared in FamilyFun Magazine Total Time 1 to 2 hours Ages school-age What you'll need Cardboard egg carton 15- by 28-inchpiece of red fabric(we used fleece) Acrylic paint(Note: useonly gold paintlabeled "nontoxic") Paintbrush Stapler Rubber band Tacky glue 18-inch-longdowel with a 1/4-inch diameter Card stock Puppet template
Children's Object Lesson: The Full Armor of God Object Lessons and children's sermons are a great way to teach children through everyday objects that God is real, alive and ready to help them in their lives. We can't expect children to fully understand God's love for them without using objects, concepts or thought processes that are already familiar to them. As you prepare to teach a bible talk for children, pray that God will use you to get out his message to the young hearts and mind that he has set before you.
Grade 6 Science and Technology Flight Electricity Motion Space Diversity of Living Things -based student learning activities Diversity of Living Things ; Classification of Living Things, Classifying Living Things, Classification of Vertebrates Diversity of Living Things - a great overview of the entire unit from bj's science Variation and Classification - Activity Fact Sheets Quiz Animal I.D. - from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History Master the Power: How to Shock People with Your Fingertips « Fear Of Lightning The circuit schematic is represented in the (incredibly detailed) drawing below: The generator charges you up like a capacitor, then when you come in contact with a grounded object (person), the voltage is discharged through them. I found it was best to put the generator, battery and switch inside an old shoe, like so (the "stripped" wire is ground):
Exciting Scout Crafts - Gift Box [Title] [text TOC] [image TOC] [Site Search] [Donation] This little gift box was taught to me by Jean Caster. She uses them for her Wooden Carved Pocket Angel. Its finished size is 1 3/4" square by 7/8" tall. They are ideal for small Christmas or Valentines gifts. Match Stick Rocket Match Stick Rocket SUBJECT: Rocketry TOPIC: Propulsion Free Periodic Table Lapbook Periodic Table LapbookCreated by Debbie Palmer; Photos and Cover 2 contributed by Heather L. Minit Book Templates Instructions to Teacher You will need to have the book Fizz, Bubble, & Flash by Anita Brandolini.
Projects | Lego printer This is the home of the "lego felt tip 110". A fully working lego printer with driver for Mac OSX. Many people have asked for documentation, source code, instructions etc, so here it is. 100 Awesome Engineering Projects for Kids By Kristie Lewis Engineering and fun aren't always two things that kids naturally associate with one another, but there are hundreds of ways to make engineering, physics and design fun and challenging for kids. Here are 100 great experiments that will let kids construct, play, learn and grow, all while they study the fundamentals of engineering. Basics These projects focus on the basics of motion, force and other essentials of physics.
Autumn Leaves and Fall Colors - Why do autumn leaves change color? Why Do Leaves Change Color in Autumn? We all enjoy the colors of autumn leaves. The changing fall foliage never fails to surprise and delight us. Did you ever wonder how and why a fall leaf changes color? Why a maple leaf turns bright red?