America’s Science Lab

Complete the Scavenger Hunt!

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Four Seasons

Summer Ice Cream

Spring Flowers

Rainy Day

Fill in the Weather on the Map!

Cumulus Clouds

Snowflakes

Fill in the Temperature on the Thermometer!

The Cohesive Nature of H2O

It’s never too early or too late to learn a bit of chemistry! Paul Goodloe explains the cohesive nature of H2O.

Science with Steph: Soil Moisture

In this experiment, meteorologist Stephanie Abrams demonstrates the difference between soil composed of sand and soil composed of clay and explains what this means for flooding.

What’s the Difference Between Sea Ice and Land Ice?

Do you know the difference between ice in the sea and ice on land? Dave Malkoff not only tells, but SHOWS how the two differ.

Equinoxes Explained

What determines the first days of spring and fall? The equinoxes! Dr. Rick Knabb demonstrates a fun and educational activity you can do with your kids to understand how this works!

Science with Steph: Creating a Rainbow

Meteorologist Stephanie Abrams demonstrates how to create your own rainbow and the science behind the phenomena.

Weather 101: Humidity vs. Dew Point

Meteorologist Jen Carfagno explains the difference between humidity and dew point, two aspects of weather that are often confused.

Weather 101: What Causes the Wind to Blow?

Class is in session and today’s lesson is all about the wind! Have you ever wondered what causes wind? It all comes down to the difference in air pressure, which is the pressure exerted by the weight of the air.

Weather 101: Weather Vs. Climate

It can be hard to determine the difference between weather and climate, but have no fear, Weather 101 is here! As you know, the weather you experience every day can vary drastically from one day to the next. You never know what you’ll get. The climate, however, is the average of all the weather you…

Weather 101: The Scientific Method

There are so many scientific theories out there that it makes you wonder… How does an idea turn into a theory? Meteorologist Kelly Cass has the answers, and they all lie within the Scientific Method!