Scientists on the Go
Integrating science into a child’s weekly learning can increase their curiosity while incorporating reading, writing, and math skills!
School’s Out, Time for STEAM!
Jump into summer break with exciting and simple STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities. STEAM activities are great alone, and even better with some friendly competition. Keep your brain active while you have fun in the sun!
Paint with Sunscreen
Build a Stick Maze
Create a Dam
Experiment with Bubbles
Elementary Science Packets
Printable science packets are created in partnership with environmental organizations in Thurston ECO Network. The packets are designed to work toward Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core State Standards to ensure youth are learning about grade-appropriate concepts. Print the PDF packet and start exploring local ecosystems and hidden secrets!
K – 1st Grade
How Are You Similar to a Wolf? (ESS3.A, LS1.C)
2nd – 3rd Grade
The Seed’s Great Escape (2-LS2-2)
How do Wolves Communicate? (LS1-D)
Go on a Salmon Habitat Hunt (3-LS1-1)
4th – 5th Grade
Discover Your Watershed (5-ESS3-1, 4-ESS2-2)
Marine Exploration: Properties of Matter (5-PS1-1, 5-PS1-4)
Where Have Wolves Traveled? (LS2.D, LS4.C)
How Much Freshwater is on Earth – and Video (5-ESS2-2)
Go on a Salmon Habitat Hunt (L-5S2-1)
Why Are Snowflakes Unique?
Down the Drain and Then What? – and Video (Engineering Design)
How Walkable is Your Community?
Science Activity Videos
Watch the videos and download the matching science packet from above for an easy activity using simple household ingredients.