Aquifer In A Cup

Groundwater is water that is found underground in the spaces and cracks between soil, sand and gravel. Often hidden from view, in this activity you will "see" what groundwater looks like and learn some basic groundwater vocabulary.

 

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  • Task Time: 20-30 mins
  • Age Level: Middle School
  • Category: Indoor

Beach in a Pan

Water has the power to wear down rocks and soil -- even beaches. Your kids can do this beach in a pan activity to recreate how erosion happens in nature. There goes the beach!

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  • Age Level: Middle School
  • Category: Beach

Bottled Music

 

Who hasn't blown across the lip of a half-empty pop bottle and marveled at the richness of the tone? As for what tone it was, however, that was anybody's guess. Well, no longer.

 

 

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  • Task Time: 10-15 mins
  • Age Level: Elementary
  • Category: Indoor

Bottled Waves

With bottled waves, you can watch the waves without having to leave your home. When you make a sea-in-a-bottle, you'll have an easy kids' activity that brings the waves to you.

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  • Task Time: 10-15 mins
  • Age Level: Elementary
  • Category: Indoor

Cloud in a Bottle

Make a cloud in a bottle in an easy water activity that takes two steps. Whether it's a rainy or sunny day, kids can bring a part of the sky inside.

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  • Task Time: 10-15 mins
  • Age Level: Middle School
  • Category: Outdoor

Color Mixing

Color mixing is something so simple but so exciting for young children. The lesson is vital as well, the basic understanding that when you mix two things a third new thing is created doesn’t have to come from a complicated lesson, so grab a few towels and trust me your children will love this!

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  • Task Time: 10-15 mins
  • Age Level: Elementary
  • Category: Indoor

Diffusion

In this activity learn about diffusion. Diffusion describes how particles move through water.

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  • Task Time: 10-15 mins
  • Age Level: Elementary
  • Category: Indoor

Edible Earth Parfaits

To teach about the geologic formations in an aquifer, how pollution can get into groundwater and how pumping can cause a decline in the water table. Background This activity is a fun and easy way to understand the geology of an aquifer. You will build your own edible aquifer, learn about confining layers, contamination, recharge and water tables.

 

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  • Task Time: 20-30 mins
  • Age Level: Elementary
  • Category: Indoor

French Cricket

French Cricket is a very popular game with older children and teenagers, but it is fun in a family gathering too. You need at least 6 players for a good game, and a fairly large space to play

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  • Task Time: 1-2 hrs
  • Age Level: High School
  • Category: Outdoor

Ice Cube Paintings

The textures of water and ice are fascinating to preschoolers. Splashing in water and holding a dripping ice cube will help them learn about the different states of water.

 



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  • Task Time: 20-30 mins
  • Age Level: Elementary
  • Category: Indoor