These summer science experiments and STEM activities will make learning fun this summer! From simple science experiments to STEM investigations, these summer themed science activities are sure to be a hit with your kids. They will have a blast exploring science this summer!
This list has ocean themed activities, ice activities that will cool the kids down and sun themed science experiments – all of which are perfect for sunny summer days.
Summer Science Experiments and STEM
My kids are very interested in science and love doing science experiments and investigations, so I decided to scour the internet for the coolest summer science activities that I could find.
This way I have a list to turn to when we are looking for fun science experiments and STEaM activities to do this summer.
After lots of research, I compiled this awesome list of summer science activities for kids of all ages.
Most of them are great for kids in preschool or in elementary, so they span a wide range of ages and levels of ability. Of course, you will change the way you deliver the science behind each one and make it understandable for the kids you are teaching.
Our Favorite Summer Science Experiments
- Layers of the Ocean Habitat Project
- Exploring Sunography
- Make Ocean Summer Slime
- Leak Proof Bag Science Experiment
- Lego Shadow Towers
- Ocean Currents Science Experiment
- Epic Bottle Rocket
- Make Your Own Dinosaur Dig Excavation Activity
These Summer Science Activities are Awesome!
- Rainbow Cloud in a Jar Science
- Frozen Ocean Animal Rescue
- Ocean in a Bottle
- How to make a Lemon Volcano
- Baking Soda and Vinegar Volcano
- Homemade Ice Cream
- Baking Soda and Vinegar Experiment
- What Melts in the Sun
Well, there you have it. Our list of awesome summer science experiments and STEM activities for kids!
We can’t wait to try these summer science activities and have a blast. I hope this saves you time and leads to lots of science fun and learning this summer!
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More Science Resources
My kids love science activities and they are learning while having so much fun.
Science experiments are a great, hands-on way for kids to explore scientific concepts. These activities are super engaging and exciting, so kids are really drawn into learning.
I find that they learn more when they are engaged in interactive, hands-on ways.
Science that Engages
For each experiment, we explain the science behind them. Your kids will be able to explore science in engaging ways and be able to explain the “why” behind each experiment.
Grab some simple household supplies and get started!
These lists of science activities are sure to be a hit: