How to Motivate Students to Love Science? If they can relate a science activity to something in the real world they will be more interested. An activity that is relevant to important events happening now, will get kids pumped. If the activity follows a defined procedure, like the scientific method, it will be taken seriously.
Check out the Tin Hedgehog experiment, one of two experiments Mel Science provided me for review. Hedgehogs are adorable! Let’s find out what the tin version looks like. *disclosure: the following post contains affiliate links. If you click I may make a small commission but at no added cost to you. *contains affililate links
Water experiments are a fantastic way of teaching kids the value of our Earth’s most important resource. At home or in the classroom, they are easy to perform and most can be completed with common household materials. Try some easy water experiments in your home school or classroom today!
The 8 steps of the scientific method are a step-by-step method of inquiry. They provide a logical blueprint for scientists to test their questions in a structured way. Valid and logical conclusions are the result. Scientists are looking for cause and effect relationships. Their educated guess or hypothesis can be supported, partly supported or rejected by their experiment. So what are these 8 steps of the scientific method?
Fairy-tale science? Who would have thought the two could go together? But incredibly they do like peanut butter and chocolate. And they deliver science curriculum concepts in a unique fun way. Fairy-tale science makes science fun to learn for primary aged kids!
To determine tree age you can use a few methods. One is simple enough to do as a science activity with kids. Tree aging can provide a wealth of information. Examining tree rings can not only age a tree but also provide a lot of interesting historical and climate information.