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Science World’s Spring Break Activity Pack

Spring into action with our Spring Break 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.

At-Home Experiments

Biodegradable Seedling Pods

Build a biodegradable pot and plant seeds inside. You'll need:

  • egg carton or newspaper
  • toothpick
  • soil
  • seeds

Water on the Move

Observe the effects of capillary action in action! You'll need:

  • white carnation or celery stock
  • clear vase
  • water
  • food colouring

Seed Dissection

Observe and draw the inside of a seed that is beginning to grow. You'll need:

  • large seed (limas are best)
  • water
  • paper
  • pencils
  • magnifying glass

Magic Blooming Flowers

Make your very own indoor garden! You'll need:

  • paper
  • markers
  • container of water
  • scissors

Take a Walk on the Math Path

Finding Fractals

Learn how to spot these repeating patterns in trees, leaves, and snowflakes.

Spotting Spirals

Are spirals the smart way to grow? How to see the math in these beautiful patterns.

Spring is for the Birds

Did you know that Spring chickens are more alike than Winter Chickens?

For the Greater Prairie Chicken, size, habits, and diet depend on whether or not you happen to be a Spring chicken.

Happy Fledgling Season!

Learn about the top five birds most likely to attack you this Spring.


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