It’s time for some chemistry in the kitchen! Discover some experiments with supplies from your cupboards! Grab a big bowl, a mixing spoon, some dish soap, cornstarch, water, and food colouring, and get ready to get a little messy and have a whole lot of fun!
Check out these explosive ideas for some epic volcanic eruptions!
- Baking soda and vinegar
- Hydrogen peroxide, dish soap, and yeast
- Mentos and Diet Coke.
Have you heard the buzz about bees? Learn about lifecycles with one of our most precious bugs: Bees! This Learn @ Home Kit, created in the Library’s own hackLAB is a great way to discuss living things, habitats, and life cycles, which are all part of the Science curriculum! For all the details and to order yours, click here: https://forms.gle/cj257GT6yJedrrzRA
Manipulatives make math more manageable and the Library’s Math Manipulatives Learn @ Home Kit is filled with tools like fraction circles, ten frames, dice, and more that teachers use all the time in their class! For all the details and to order yours, click here: https://forms.gle/cj257GT6yJedrrzRA
This is the COOLEST experiment! Icicles form when dripping water starts to freeze, so on a chilly day, throw on your snowsuit, hats, and mitts, and head outside with Miss Laura and learn how you can make some beautiful, (and maybe even colourful!) icicles right in your own backyard!
Who says you need fancy robots or screen time to practice coding? Learn ways to introduce coding and practice techniques like problem solving and debugging using simple toys you have around the house!
Did you know you can make circuits with playdough?! With the right ingredients, playdough acts a conductor, meaning that electricity can travel through it! So mix up some salt dough, grab a battery, LED light, and a few alligator clips, and maybe a grown up to help out, and see if you can make some squishy circuits of your own!
Baking is a hands on way to do some science experiments because baking is all about… Chemistry! For the holidays, why not make some beautiful, cinnamon spiced apple sauce ornaments? Check it out!