Resources

Science World has supported fun and engaging science education since 1989 with award-winning programming for BC teachers, parents and students. Our vast collection of resources are teacher reviewed, classroom tested and matched to BCs transformed curriculum by grade.

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Activities

Activity Length:
30 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

Have you ever wondered how a burglar alarm works? Its science revolves around complete and incomplete electric circuits. In this activity students will make a burglar alarm that they can use to protect something precious to them.

Activity Length:
20 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

In this activity, students make simple butterfly feeders to encourage butterflies to visit their garden.

Activity Length:
30 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

Students explore the melting and solidification of wax.

Activity Length:
35 mins.
Activity Type:
Discrepant Event (Investigatable), Make & Take

Students make a tin can toy with a secret mechanism. When you roll it away, it comes rolling back!

Activity Length:
50 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

In this activity, students create their own specialized animal that lives in a specific imaginary environment.

Activity Length:
20 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

Students see dissolved substances come out of prepared solution.

Activity Length:
50 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

Students will make a car powered by an elastic engine.

Activity Length:
35 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

Students make realistic-looking barf. Use this "recipe" as a springboard to discuss what barf is made of and why we puke!

Activity Length:
50 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

Students make fake blood and discuss the importance of blood in our bodies.

Activity Length:
50 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

Students learn about scabs as they make fake ones.

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