Strong Points: Numerous activities available that cover many different topics and age ranges.
Weak Points: Most activities require gathering supplies, although typically the supplies are common household items.
The Pacific Science Center, located in the shadow of Seattle’s Space Needle, is a delightful space where kids and adults alike can learn about the scientific process. Make time to visit if you find yourself in the area, but in the meantime, check out the numerous resources and activities available on the center’s website. In addition to general information about the center and its upcoming events, the website includes a “Curiosity at Home” section that has a number of activities for parents of curious kids or teachers looking for fun classroom activities. Activities are designed for kids ranging from kindergarten to eighth grade, and each activity comes with a detailed worksheet that includes instructions, questions, and spaces for students to jot down their observations. The Pacific Science Center website is a great resource to check out if you’re looking for some kid-friendly science activities, without needing to make the trek out to the Pacific Northwest.