At-Home Science Activities
Centre Stage Livestreams
Our classic Centre Stage shows are now reaching thousands of homes and classrooms across BC! These high-energy performances entertain and educate learners of all ages with exciting science demonstrations.
Watch live to participate in the interactive chat, or check out the action from past livestreams below or on YouTube.
While our science facilitators were home, they continue to share their passion for discovering the world around them. Watch the scientific demonstrations you know and love, using everyday items you can find in your home. Then, try it yourself! Share your own version of your favourite activity on social media using #ShowUsYourScience.
Join Cathy as she explores some of her favourite locations outdoor around Vancouver, sharing some of the interesting things you can find and fun science experiments you can do with your little ones!
Big Science for Little Hands at Home
When you do science with your children, you can share their sense of wonder about the natural world. These free activities are meant to serve as a starting point for early-childhood scientific exploration. We've put together several that are available to download and easy to do at home!
For Learners in Kindergarten to Grade 3
For Learners in Grades 4–7
Build models to investigate water's role as part of our environment:
Learn about mass, volume and density and their relationship to each other.
Spring Activity Pack
Spring into action with our Spring Activity Pack! Plant some seeds of creativity, explore the vascular system of flowers, and get happy as a lark with new fun facts about spring birds. These experiments are sure to nip boredom in the bud as we head out of the woods of winter into sunnier days.
- Gone to Seed: Build a biodegradable pot and plant seeds inside. Observe and draw the inside of a seed that is beginning to grow.
- Water on the Move: Observe the effects of capillary action in action!
- Magic Blooming Flowers: Make your very own indoor garden!
- Take a Walk on the Math Path: Learn how to spot repeating patterns of fractals and spirals in trees, leaves, and snowflakes.
- Get Happy as a Lark: Get a bird's eye view on fun fledgling facts!
These resources are free to access! If it's in your means to give this spring, making a donation allows us to curate more resources like this in the future.
Lower the blinds, shut the curtains, and watch some of your favourite Science Theatre shows right at home!
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Fieldnotes is where we delve into curious topics you've always wanted to know more about.