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Grades 1-3


Cylinders and Everyday Structures (Grade 1)

Test different structures to see how strong they are!


A-MAZE-zing Magnets

Make your own magnet maze!

Earth & Environmental Science Volunteer Activities

Daily and Seasonal Changes

Students learn about daily and seasonal changes through group discussion, songs, drawing and interactive demonstrations.

Astronomy and Space Science Volunteer Activities

Constellation Viewers

Students will learn about stars and create a "constellation viewer" where they can create a constellation to look at.

Biology Volunteer Activities

Storytime - Microscope Fun

Read "Greg's Microscope" and learn about microscopes by building your own.

Information Technology Volunteer Activities

Storytime - Programming on Paper

Read "If: Ball, Then: Catch" and learn about the basics of programming using just paper and pencil.

Health Sciences Volunteer Activities

Storytime - Washing Your Hands

Read "My Hero is You" and learn about germs and the importance of washing your hands.

Storytime - Butterfly Life Cycle

Storytime - Butterfly Life Cycle

Read "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" and learn about the different steps in the life cycle of a butterfly.

Storytime - What If There Were No Bees?

Storytime - What If There Were No Bees?

Read "What If There Were No Bees?" and learn about the importance of bees and cross-pollination.

Storytime - Who Likes the Wind?

Storytime - Who Likes the Wind?

Read "Who Likes the Wind?" and learn about wind and renewable energy.

Physics Volunteer Activities

Storytime - Balloon Magic

Read "Curious George and the Hot Air Balloon" and learn about the properties of light.

Storytime - Cloud in a Jar

Storytime - Cloud in a Jar

Read "The Cloud Spinner" and learn about the water cycle in nature.

Physics Volunteer Activities

Make Your Own Bottled Music

Students see how different amounts of air and water in a space can change the way we hear sounds.

Physics Volunteer Activities

Make a "Coat Hanger Walkman"

Students explore the science of sound by creating their own "Walkman" which transmits vibrations through a piece of string.

Chemistry Volunteer Activities

Create a Sunprint

Students will use a special type of paper that is sensitive to the sun to create fun prints and designs on the paper using sunlight.