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4 Homesteading Science Experiments (Flex)

In this 4-week course learners will complete hands-on science experiments including: sprouting seeds, chemistry behind bath bombs, fishing for ice and cloud cycle with cloud dough.
Elizabeth McMann
448 total reviews for this teacher
New class
No live meetings
Over 4 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific Time

Sat Aug 20

Aug 20 - Sep 17 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Aug 29

Aug 29 - Sep 26 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Sep 5

Sep 5 - Oct 3 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time
Don't see a time that works for you?


Class Experience

Sprouting Seeds: • At least 2 different types of seeds • Examples: beans, snap peas, micro greens, sprouting seeds such as radish, broccoli, pea, chick pea and so on... • 3 glass jars or glass cups (anything you can see through for observations) • Paper towel Fishing For Ice: • Water • A clear jar or glass • Table salt, 1-2 tsp • Food Coloring (optional) • String • Handful of ice cubes Clouds and Cloud Dough: • 1 Cup Hair conditioner. Any kind, as long as it’s creamy and CHEAP. Don’t use the expensive stuff. Keep in mind that your play dough will smell like the conditioner, so use something that smells great. • 2 Cups Cornstarch AKA Cornflour • A bowl • Something to mix it with - A spoon, popsicle stick or spatula • Food Coloring (optional) Bath Bombs: • 1 cup baking soda • 1⁄4 cup citric acid (Can be found at Wal-Mart, Kroger, Amazon, etc.) • 1/2 teaspoon of water • Mold (Can be ice cube trays, muffin tin or the actual sphere molds, etc.) • A big bowl to mix everything in Fun Options • Tiny surprise toy • Kid-safe essential oil • Coloring (Can use Kool-Aid, mineral powders, soap dye, etc.) • Sprinkles • Bring extra ingredients if you want to make more
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
No live meetings, and maybe some time outside of class.
NO account or personal information is required to play the team Kahoot games. 


Elizabeth McMann
Lives in the United States
Experienced Teacher and Homeschool Mom of 4
448 total reviews
665 completed classes

About Me

Hello parents and students, 

I encourage learning through enthusiastic engagement. I believe children learn best through curiosity or play. Teaching online has been my passion for six years. I have been an online English teacher with VIPKID for... 
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