The Best of WonderScience

A collection of hands-on elementary science activities

The Best of WonderScience is two-volume book containing more than 600 activities that teach science concepts through hands-on activities. Intended for students in grades 3-6, all activities have been reviewed for safety and use inexpensive, easy-to-find materials. Colorful illustrations and step-by-step directions make the activities easy and fun to do. WonderScience also includes student activity sheets, science background information for teachers, and supports the Next Generation Science Standards.

With more than 600 activities grouped into 97 topics, WonderScience is sure to assist you in teaching fundamental science concepts. Refer to the table below for a list of the ten most popular topics and an activity that teaches it.

Sample Activities

Activity Topic Covered
1. Vitamin C Testing

Chemical Changes and Chemical Tests
2. Balloon Bath

Energy
3. Foiling Spoiling

Characteristic Properties of Materials
4. There’s Air in There!

Force & Motion
5. Give probability a chance!

Math Skills
6. Measure Yourself in Metric

Measuring
7. Temperature Touch-o-meter

Science through Your Senses
8. Air: It’s Really There

States of matter
9. Ice of a Different Color Water