Fun Activities – May 23
Educational Activities for All Ages While Sheltering in Place
There is plenty to do during this time of physical distancing, from community science projects for all ages, to fun and engaging stories and videos for little children.
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How woodpeckers don’t get concussions
This Ted Talk with PBS video, great for kids and adults alike, asks us to “… imagine chipping away wood… with your face. That’s what it’s like to be a woodpecker. It’s Okay To Be Smart investigates the hard headed nature of woodpeckers.”
What happened to this kid’s hair?
What kind of science experiment ask for these things!?
- A piece of tissue paper
- A balloon
- A head of hair
- Spooky Music (optional)
You’ll know what makes hair stand up on windy days or after going down a slide when you’ve tried this fun activity, courtesy of Science Bob!
Kid with static electricity hair: By Ken Bosma from Green Valley, Arizona, USA – Electric Slide, CC BY 2.0