Science Friday partners with educators and scientists to create free STEM activities, lessons, and resources for all learners.
Challenge: Create Something New Using Plastic Bags
Your challenge is to repurpose plastic shopping bags to create something new and useful. The sky’s the limit, whether you’re making a prom dress, area rug, a dog poncho, or a kite!
Challenge: Make Your Own Paint
Say you run out of paint, what should you do? Make paint from scratch! Learn about pigments and get experimenting in this DIY paint challenge.
What can you build with cardboard? Build something really impressive out of cardboard in this open-ended cardboard challenge for all ages.
Challenge: Design A Game
A good game is fun, challenging, and social. Your challenge is to invent a new game.
Challenge: Simulate A Sneeze
Make sneeze art, and learn a bit about fluid dynamics in the process
Challenge: Build A Roller Coaster
Roller coasters are fun, fast, and are a great example of physics in action. Let’s make one.
Go On A Hunt For Metals!
A magnet and a penny will help you become a human metal detector.
Science Friday Remote Learning Kit
Teachers, Science Friday has updated some of our classic education resources so you can assign them directly to students from your Google Drive.
The Many Types Of Mucus
Learn about, then simulate, the many types of mucus found in the natural world in this hands-on lab experiment.
How Often Do 100-Year Floods Actually Occur?
Buying a home? Let probability help you estimate your flood risk.