Experiments Activities

  • Constellation Stencil

    It’s time to bring those constellations down to earth. Follow this simple activity from the Kohl’s Design It! Lab to create a sidewalk stencil from a plastic container. Constellation Stencil Video Constellation Stencil was part of our Week 2 Theme: Backyard Astronomy. What other projects from this theme did you participate in?Share your creations with us at AtHome@discoveryworld.org
  • Scytale Messages

    A scytale message is an ancient way to send a secret code or cipher. Use objects at home to create a message that needs a cylinder to be read. Try this fun activity today! Scytale Messages Activity Sheet Scytale Messages was part of our Week 3 Theme: Codes. What other projects from this theme did you participate in?Share your creations...
  • Code of Arms

    "Code" of Arms A picture’s worth a thousand words and for thousands of years, pictures and symbols have been used to share a family’s history. Choose colors, creatures, and symbols to create your own “Code” of Arms to tell the story of your family in a language anyone can read. “Code” of Arms Activity Sheet Code of Arms was part...
  • Pendulum Pairs

    A pendulum is anything that can hang and swing back and forth. A swing set on a playground is a pendulum, so are telephone wires in high wind. Pendulums can be used to study many areas of science. For this activity, pendulums will put force on a string that is stretched between two objects. Start with a single pendulum, then...
  • Coding Wordkshop

    Join Discovery World’s Automation Educator, Erik, for an introduction to programming and coding using free online coding resources. Coding Workshop Video Coding Workshop was part of our Week 3 Theme: Codes. What other projects from this theme did you participate in?Share your creations with us at AtHome@discoveryworld.org
  • Density Explorations

    Why do some liquids float on other liquids? Use ingredients found in your home to create a layered column to explore density. Density Explorations Activity Sheet Density Explorations was part of our Week 4 Theme: Density & Floating. What other projects from this theme did you participate in?Share your creations with us at AtHome@discoveryworld.org
  • Will it Float?

    The heaviest ship ever built weighed over 600,000 tons when fully loaded with cargo. How can something that heavy float? Experiment with household objects to explore the concept of density. Will It Float? Activity Sheet Density & Floating Video Will It Float? was part of our Week 4 Theme: Density & Floating. What other projects from this theme did you...
  • Aluminium Foil Boat

    How is it possible for a boat to float on the water? Design and construct boats out of aluminum foil and see how many pennies they can hold before they sink. Try this fun experiment today! Aluminum Foil Boat Experiment Activity Sheet Aluminum Foil Boat was part of our Week 4 Theme: Density & Floating. What other projects from this...
  • Exploring Displacement

    When you put an object in water, the water needs to go somewhere. Learn an easy way to test objects you have at home to find out their displacement. Exploring Displacement Video Exploring Displacement was part of our Week 4 Theme: Density & Floating. What other projects from this theme did you participate in?Share your creations with us at AtHome@discoveryworld.org
  • Submarine in a Bottle

    Submarines, fish, and even people can use buoyancy to sink and float in the water. Learn how to make a diving object using materials at home. Submarine in a Bottle Activity Sheet Submarine in a Bottle was part of our Week 4 Theme: Density & Floating. What other projects from this theme did you participate in?Share your creations with us...
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