Building your Own home PDF
Make a pastel aurora! In this activity, you can make your own colorful aurora with oil pastels.Download PDF
Make handprint art using ultraviolet light! In this activity, see for yourself how sunscreen can be used to block the sun’s ultraviolet light rays.Download PDF
Make sun paper! Make this marbled paper that looks just like our sun.Download PDF
Make colorful star cookies! Make these yummy star cookies with genuine star-colored centers you can see through.Download PDF
Make an Earth mask! Learn more about Earth with our planet mask activity.Download PDF Download PDF
Make an Earth fan! To remember that Earth is much more than just the surface we see every day, make this Earth layer fan.Download PDF
Build your own birdseed wreath! Birds will love this simple bird feeder!Download PDF
Make a cloud mobile! This mobile of beautiful, feather-weight clouds is balanced so that any gentle breeze sends them turning and twisting. Some are rain clouds, dropping sparkling showers below.
But it's not just a pretty work of art. The shapes represent certain types of clouds.Download PDF
Whip up some El Niño pudding! You have probably heard people blame "El Niño" for everything from bad weather to lost homework. Now we are going to "blame El Niño" for inspiring a delicious and colorful dessert!Download PDF
Get your gummy greenhouse gases! Got gumdrops? Then you can build models of molecules. Molecules are tiny structures that make up just about all matter—including you! Molecules themselves are made of atoms, the basic building blocks of matter.
Using just four kinds of atoms as building blocks, you can construct many different types of molecules. In this project, you will build models of some gas molecules. These kinds of gas molecules are part of the air. They are called greenhouse gases.Download PDF
Make Oreo Moon phases! Open up some Oreo cookies and scrape off the creme filling to make the four major phases of the MoonDownload PDF
"See" inside a closed box! Suppose someone shows you a box and says it contains a mysterious object. Figure out what's in the box without looking or touching and the object is yours!
The box has no lid, but is covered by a piece of paper so you can't see inside. You are allowed to poke small holes in the paper with a sharp, straight stick of some kind, like a knitting needle, but you can't peek inside. How would you discover what's in the box?.Download PDF
Make a topographic map! Build your own mountain and make a topo map of it!Download PDF
Make a relief map jigsaw puzzle! Wouldn't it be fun to make your own miniature world, complete with mountains, valleys, rivers, lakes, and volcanoes?!Download PDF
Make a comet on a stick! A comet is a chunk of ice, rock, and gas flying through space. When they get close to the sun, they heat up. We can see their glow and long tails. In this activity, you’ll make your own comet that can fly around the room!Download PDF
Make asteroids you can eat! Create your own odd-shaped asteroids out of plain old mashed potatoes. Bake them in the oven to turn them (more or less) asteroid color. Then eat your asteroids for dinner!Download PDF
Make Moon cookies! No baking required!Download PDF
Build a Moon habitat! Pretend you are an astronaut working with your teammates on the Moon to build your new lunar home.Download PDF Download PDF