Science Activities for Kids
We've compiled some fun and interesting science activities for children to answer some of the big science questions at home or at school.
Some activities will need parent or teacher supervision.
How did the universe begin?
This online game explores the surreal world of dark matter - one of the universe's greatest mysteries.
Discover how GPS and navigation integrate maths and science to locate people and objects.
Draw an ellipse to learn about how sound bounces around curved structures.
How does the earth work?
What is life?
How did life evolve on earth?
How do we unravel the causes of disease?
Grow your own fungus at home with this simple activity.
Discover how the enzyme bromelain found in pineapple impacts the ability of gelatine to set.
Grow crystals from everyday materials including table salt, sugar, Epsom salts, alum and washing powder.
Why does climate change?
How can we feed the world sustainability?
Discover how water influences the growth of plants.
Learn how to germinate almonds and create your own almond orchard.
Play the role of nitrogen to learn about the varied pathways through the cycle and the relevance of nitrogen to living things.
How can we reduce our reliance on fossil fuels?
How will we conserve species diversity?
Learn about how erosion caused by water affects our landscape after it is ravaged by fire.
Discover how native and invasive species compete for food and water; and how invasive animals contribute to the decline of native creatures.
Design you own parasite with all the adaptations needed to survive your chosen environment.