Afterschool Activities

This Website has a collection of hands on and online activities that can be used in afterschool settings. This resource provides links to instructional digital videos, written instructions, background science, tips for educators, and links to digital library resources for
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This Website has a collection of hands-on and online activities that can be used in afterschool settings. This resource provides links to instructional digital videos, written instructions, background science, tips for educators, and links to digital library resources for further investigation.

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Afterschool Activity Website

This Afterschool Activity Website has a collection of hands on and online activities that can be used in afterschool settings. This resource provides links to instructional digital videos, written instructions, background science, tips for educators, and links to digital library

Balancing Stick Activity

This activity (aka "snack") provides instructions for building a balancing stick (a wooden dowel with lump of clay on one end) to explore center of gravity and angular momentum.

Tic Tac Toe Activity

Provides instructions and tricks for winning Tic Tac Toe strategies. This game isn't quite as simple as you think.

Activity Cards

Activity Cards From the Center for Disease Control and Prevention comes a very extensive list of physical activities, from the common (baseball) to the less common (ballet). Each link brings up a very thorough discussion of the activity, its physical benefits, issues of concern, fascinating trivia

Balloon Blow-up Activity

This activity provides instructions for generating and using bubbles from soda or vinegar and baking soda.Not all bubbles are made with soap. Blow up a balloon and see raisins dance using common kitchen supplies.  

Fog Chamber Activity

This activity provides instructions for making fog appear inside a glass jar.  In the atmosphere, this usually happens when moist air cools as it rises to higher altitudes.

Outrageous Ooze Activity(2)

This activity provides instructions for using cornstarch and water to make an ooze which has the properties of both a solid and liquid.The behavior of this ooze relates to its viscosity, or resistance to flow. It gets more viscous when

Geodesic Gumdrops Activity

This activity provides instructions for making amazing architecture with candy and toothpicks. It also illustrate structural strength, compression, tension, and forces on structures.

Black Magic Activity

This activity provides instructions for discovering the secret colors hidden in a black marker.Most non permanent markers use inks that are made of colored pigments and water. How does Black Magic work? Why do some black inks separate into many