Backyard Science 

Backyard Science Project

Hands on fun STEM projects that will spark learning and discovery. Flight experiments, fun with polymers, viral science experiments and some edible science projects too. Join us to see how fun science can be.

Age: 5-18

Limit: no limit

When: 4th Tuesday of the month from 6-6:45pm or 6:45-7:30pm (due to the popularity of this project we will have two sessions that cover the exact same experiments. Come to the one that best fits your schedule.) 

Where: Project Leader's backyard near Center/Heyer (Project Leader will send location and any date/time changes)

Cost: free 

Project Leaders: Megan Hornbecker & Jennifer Zaretzka

Teen Leader: Connor

Project Plan:

Oct 3 Rainbow experiments

Oct 24 Dry ice experiments - boo bubbles

Nov 28 Snow experiments

No Dec meeting

Jan 23 Exploding experiments

Feb 27 Edible science experiments

Mar 26 Flight experiments – paper airplanes & catapults

Apr 23 Egg Drop Part 1

May 28 Egg Drop Part 2 

Project Plans

Safe flammable experiments

Making Snow

Boo Bubbles & Dry Ice Experiments

Edible Science

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