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Potential & kinetic energy scavenger hunt

Let’s have a scavenger hunt! Kinetic energy is energy that an object has because of its motion. An object that ...
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Secret messages

What’s the best way to write a secret message? Let’s find out! Choose 2 or more of the methods below ...
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Let’s observe

How many birds do you see in our video? Observe means to use your senses to gather information. When you ...
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Tower building challenge

We challenge you to a tower building competition! Think you can build a tower as tall as yourself? Let’s find ...
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Blue treasure hunt

We’re going on a treasure hunt! Set a timer for 5 minutes. Pick one window in your house and look ...
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Virtual flower garden

Let’s make a virtual flower garden! Go outside and hunt for the prettiest, most unique flower you can find. Take ...
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Density scavenger hunt

Let’s go on a density scavenger hunt! Density describes how matter is in a certain amount of space. If you ...
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Pet’s Eye View

Get down on your pet’s level and move around your house. How is your pet’s view of the world different ...
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How far is that star?

Make a model to show how far away the closest star is. Light-years measure the distance between objects in space ...
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The view from your window

Draw the view from your window. Choose a window in your home. Grab a piece of paper and some colored ...
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Shiny pennies

What’s the best way to make a dirty penny shine? Find three pennies. The dirtier the better! Describe what the ...
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What’s that smell?

Test your sense of smell. Your sense of smell gives your brain information about the world around you. Let’s see ...
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Biotic & abiotic scavenger hunt

Let’s have a scavenger hunt! Biotic means living thing. People and trees are biotic. Abiotic means nonliving thing. Water and ...
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What is your favorite _____?

Ask people the question “What is your favorite ____?” First, fill in the blank with something you are curious about ...
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Yellow treasure hunt

We’re going on a treasure hunt! Set a timer for 5 minutes. Go outside and hunt for living things that ...
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Why is it called the universe?

The prefix uni- means one. So why do you think all of space and time is called the universe? What ...
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Crack the code – part 2

We have another code for you to crack! In this post, we spelled a secret word using the dots and ...
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How fast is that bug?

How fast do you think bugs move? Do you think a bug can travel all the way across your yard ...
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Rollercoaster challenge

We challenge you to a rollercoaster building competition! Can you build a rollercoaster that has at least one hill, one ...
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Energy scavenger hunt

Let’s go on an energy scavenger hunt! There are lots of different types of energy. Some types of energy are ...
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Forces video

Make a video that shows forces. A force is a push or pull on an object. When an object is ...
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Classify a collection

Classify a collection of things. Classify means to sort objects into groups according to properties that they have in common ...
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Red treasure hunt

We’re going on a treasure hunt! Set a timer for 5 minutes. Hunt around inside your house for objects that ...
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Make a cloud chart

Make a chart of different types of clouds. Start by going outside to look at the sky. If there are ...
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Build your name

Build your name out of something. Choose some creative material to use to build your name. Maybe you’ll use something ...
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What do you hear?

What do you hear? Science has shown that focusing on one of your senses can help calm your body and ...
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Collect the rainbow

Collect all the colors of the rainbow. Nature is full of so many colors! Write the colors of the rainbow ...
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You discovered a new species

You discovered a new species! A species is a type of living thing. Dogs, sunflowers and humans are all different ...
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Soap and germs model

Try this soap and germs model. A model represents something in the real world. Scientists use models to study things ...
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Let’s make a rock collection

Let’s make a virtual rock collection! Go outside and hunt for the coolest, most interesting rock you can find. Take ...
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Make a velocity video

Make a video that shows velocity. Something that is moving has velocity. Velocity describes an object’s speed and direction. Something ...
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Fort building challenge

We challenge you to a fort building competition! Think you can make a cozy fort big enough to fit all ...
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How many science books?

Let’s collect some data! Data is information that scientists collect to help answer a question about the world. Let’s be ...
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Signs of spring

Look for signs of spring. What are some things that tell you spring is here? Make a list of them ...
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Crack the code

Crack the code In 1838 Samuel Morse and Alfred Vail developed a system of dots and dashes that became known ...
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Find your name in nature

Find your name in nature. Go for a walk, sit in your backyard or look out your window. Find something ...
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Pet parade

Let’s do a pet parade! Show us your pet! Science has shown that having a pet is good for your ...
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Luster treasure hunt

We’re going on a treasure hunt! Luster describes how shiny or dull something is. Something that has high luster looks ...
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Which planet would you want to visit?

Which planet would you want to visit? Share with us: Why that planet? What do you think you would need ...
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Let’s make a virtual leaf collection

Let’s make a virtual leaf collection! Go outside and hunt for the coolest, most interesting leaf you can find. Take ...
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