NEW! Leaf Rubbings
Over one third of Earth’s land is covered in forest! These trees are vital, since they give humans and other animals food, shelter, and clean air to breathe. The best way to learn more about trees is to learn to identify them – and the best way to do that is by their leaves. Make rubbings of different trees’ leaves to start becoming a forest expert!
Humans share 99.9% of our DNA with one another. A whole lot of what makes us different can be found in 0.1% of our DNA. Track your traits in search of what you have in common and what makes you uniquely different from your family or friends.
NEW! Going with the Flow
Just like on your roof at home, when rain falls on hills and mountains, it can flow down. But, it can get stuck or polluted when it runs into barriers in the environment. Build your own 3D map and create a storm above it to see how rain falls on your landscape!
Air Tight Investigator
Investigate the rooms of your home, is it cold, do you feel a light breeze or draft blowing through the room from the window or door? With your trusty draft tester, find out just how drafty your windows and doors really are and find ways to fix the leak.
Being more energy efficient in your life can save you money and help the planet. Become a sleuth and investigate sources of energy in your home using our energy checklist! Do you use LED light bulbs? Or unplug your chargers when you’re done using them?
Explore ways to keep an ice cube frozen using household items to insulate the cube. This PBS Kids activity is sure to keep you cool while you work to keep it cool.
Mini Night Sky Constellation
Some of the brightest stars in the night sky have been grouped together to form pictures, shapes, and patterns called constellations. Make a mini constellation of your own.