Activities: Try These!

Explore the world around you by asking questions, discovering solutions and experimenting with objects found around your home! Our hands-on at-home activities encourage you to take a look around you and discover the science in everyday life.

Are you an educator? Check out our curriculum and grade level aligned programs for preschool to Grade 12 and discover how you can bring Let's Talk Science’s STEM activities into your classroom.

What would happen if a meteor hit Earth?

Ages 6 to 8, Ages 9 to 11, Astronomy & Space, Earth Sciences

Use a model to explore the effect of a meteor hitting Earth.

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How much power is generated when climbing a set of stairs?

Ages 15 to 17, Mathematics, Physics

Learn how to calculate the power generated when climbing a set of stairs.

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How can I make a Vortex Cannon?

Ages 12 to 14, Ages 15 to 17, Ages 9 to 11, Physics

Explore the power of air to knock over a cup pyramid!

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What is the Greenhouse Effect?

Ages 12 to 14, Ages 9 to 11, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science

With simple materials, explore how greenhouses gases affect temperature.

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How does sound travel?

Ages 6 to 8, Ages 9 to 11, Physics

Explore how sound travels using simple materials.

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How can I build a rollercoaster?

Ages 9 to 11, Engineering & Technology

Design and build a rollercoaster to complete this exciting challenge!

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How can I get a quarter through a dime sized hole?

Ages 12 to 14, Ages 15 to 17, Engineering & Technology, Mathematics

Use creative problem solving to fit a quarter through a smaller sized hole.

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How can I tell which way is north at night?

Ages 6 to 8, Ages 9 to 11, Astronomy & Space

Make a constellation viewer and learn about the North Star.

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How can I stop bananas from turning brown?

Ages 9 to 11, Chemistry

Explore the cause of fruit browning and discover how to prevent it using a simple antioxidant.

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How can you make popcorn kernels dance?

Ages 12 to 14, Chemistry

Explore a chemical reaction that can make popcorn ‘dance’.

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How do animals stay warm in the winter?

Ages 6 to 8, Ages 9 to 11, Life Sciences, Physics

Using simple materials, explore the insulating effects of different materials.

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How do vacuum cleaners work?

Ages 3 to 5

Investigate the action of a vacuum cleaner.

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