16 Cool environmental science projects

Environmental science combines biology, ecology, geology, and more. These environmental science projects help kids of all ages learn about the natural world through hands-on projects.

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  1. Make a Tornado in a Jar

    Make a Tornado in a Jar

    My silly scientists had a blast with this hands-on experiment! We used mason jars and plastic water bottles to make our own mini tornadoes....

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  2. Leaf Color Experiment

    Leaf Color Experiment

    With fall around the corner, we've been seeing the leaves in our neighborhood slowly start to change. My kids have had so...

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  3. Salt Painting Ice Sculptures

    Salt Painting Ice Sculptures

    We were inspired by the Artful Parent to try out this fun science experiment: watching how salt melts ice. Not only is this...

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  4. Eggheads

    Eggheads

    These little eggheads are an adorable project! Just plant the grass seeds and watch the hair grow. You can even use these...

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  5. Grass Seed + Sponge

    Grass Seed + Sponge

    This simple way of growing a garden with your kids is perfect homes with limited outdoor space. All you need is a handful of grass...

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  6. Sprout Sculpture

    Sprout Sculpture

    With spring around the corner, here in California we are beginning to see a lot of plants blooming and sprouting. Making this spout...

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  7. DIY Water Sprinkler

    DIY Water Sprinkler

    This DIY Sprinkler is the perfect way to stay wet and have fun on a hot day!

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  8. Leaky Water Bottle

    Leaky Water Bottle

    This project utilizes the fundamentals of air pressure to create a tricky water bottle that only leaks when uncapped. Follow...

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  9. Nature's Alphabet

    Nature's Alphabet

    Wandering in nature is a fine pastime, hmm?  You can find all sorts of familiar shapes and symbols. For this adventure we were looking for...

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  10. Frozen Ice and Sand Comets

    Frozen Ice and Sand Comets

    We love to learn about space! When learning about what comets are really made of, we decided to make our own. This fun experiment with...

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  11. Fall Sensory Jar

    Fall Sensory Jar

    Your toddler will have lots of fun making this fun fall-inspired project. This activity works with fine motor skills as your child works on grasping the...

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  12. Splitting Water

    Splitting Water

    Did you know that water is actually a chemical? That’s why we call it H2O--water is made up of the chemical...

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  13. Terrarium Note Card

    Terrarium Note Card

    We were inspired by our beautiful terrarium jars we recently made and decided to make some cards to spread the beauty of terrariums.

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  14. Sprinkling Bottle

    Sprinkling Bottle

    Madeleine gets so excited when it's seed planting time...but it's so hard for the little ones to hold up those great big watering cans! ...

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  15. Egg Carton Tulips

    Egg Carton Tulips

    I think tulips go hand and hand with spring. While we're waiting for our real tulips to bloom, this fun egg carton craft will suffice!...

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