Ready to have some fun with STEM (science, technology, engineering & math)? Complete at least one activity in each category (plus A for Art) to make STEAM. Challenge kids to "spell" STEAM differen . . .
Implementing open-ended STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) activities has numerous benefits to future makers, and encouraging students to tinker in a supportive environment promotes . . .
Help the kids make scientific discoveries at home with candy. With a little hot water, you can make these Pop Rocks really pop!Time: 10 minutesSkill level: Get a grown-upSuppliesPop RocksHot water ( . . .
Fun, easy STEM activities are a great way to entertain kids and help them make unique discoveries at home. With a few simple, low-cost supplies and minimal directions, young scientists will be engag . . .
Here’s an easy, kid-friendly science project you can do at home!Time: 1 hourSkill level: MediumYour digestive system uses acid. Does that mean that acid dissolves candy?What you need:Candy that di . . .
There are several different types of box ovens you can make. These instructions are for a box oven with a hinged lid. If you use the sturdy materials recommended and take good care of it, you should b . . .
With the popularity of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education in school, you might wonder what you can do at home to boost a child’s sense of curiosity and ability to problem-s . . .
Capture insects with ease using this simple DIY bug vacuum kids can make at home.
Scientists capture bugs for study using a mouth-powered vacuum, called an aspirator or a pooter. Swallowing specimens . . .
No Yard? Plant a Patio Garden with Kids
Whether you live in a high-rise apartment or a house with limited green space, your family can reap the benefits of gardening together. Gardening teaches kid . . .
Increased screen time and busy schedules have led to a number of health issues, including decreased physical activity and unhealthy eating habits. Consider using easy STEM activities to help your fa . . .
Can you make a smooth piece of licorice grow warts? Do this science experiment with the kids to find out!Time: 5 minutesSkill level: Get a grown-upSuppliesTwizzlers licorice twists (the Pull-n-Peel . . .
Did you know there are more than 900,000 boats in the state of California? If you take a look around San Diego County on any given day you can spot many different types of boats. You might notice sail . . .
The next time you visit the beaches near Torrey Pines or La Jolla, be sure to look up at the sky. You may notice many colorful gliders soaring high above the ground. These gliders provide the ultima . . .