Do you like teaching science the fun way? This lesson, recommended for elementary grades, teaches children in a fun way about potential and kinetic energy as well as projectile motion. Originally, this lesson was taught in a coop setting with much success; however, it can also be done one-family style if preferred! What will you … Catapults: Teaching Science the Fun Way Read More »
What is energy? What forms does it take? How does it transform? Dive into ENERGY with these science activities, experiments, projects, and lesson ideas for teaching forms of energy in upper elementary science!
Explore the power of the sun's heat by blowing up a balloon on a bottle! Kids paint one soda bottle white and the other black. Once dry, they attach a small balloon to the necks of their bottles. Then, they put the bottles out in the sun for a solar reaction! Kids see that the air in the black bottle will make the balloon expand! The white bottle doesn't heat up as fast. Check out the experiment here!