STEM: Hands on Science Experiments and Kahoot!

Adrianne Hays, BA, CCLS
Star Educator
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(738)
In this ongoing class, we will perform one simple science experiment each meeting and play a science Kahoot game to review what we learned! New science experiments and Kahoot topics each week so students can join at any time.

Class experience

US Grade 5 - 7
Students will learn the science that makes each experiment work and review the weekly topic with a kahoot game.
Week of January 22nd: Rain in a jar
clear Tupperware or bowl
foam shaving cream
food coloring
Week of February 5th: Skittle Art (dissolving)
bag of SKITTLES, hot water (microwaved or from a tea kettle) 
a plate with a lip around the edge so that water can be poured without spilling. 
Week of February 19th: Disappearing Reflection (light)
Glass (see through)
2 pieces white paper
piece of aluminum foil 
Week of March 4th: Invisible Ink (oxidation)
2 pieces white printer paper
1 tablespoon lemon juice - in small bowl
1 tablespoon baking soda/1 tablespoon water - in small bowl
2 tablespoons milk in small bowl
2-5 cotton swabs
heat source (candle with adult supervision or hair dryer)
Week of March 18th: Homemade Lava Lamp (Density)
Empty water bottle
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 colors food coloring
alka seltzer tablets
Week of April 1st: Walking Rainbow (capillary action)
6 wide-mouth glasses or jars.
Paper towels (use the kind where you can select a size)
Food dye or liquid water colors (red, yellow, and blue)
Week of April 22nd: Blow up a balloon with baking soda/vinegar (chemical reaction)
Empty water bottle with small opening on top
Baking Soda.
Small funnel.
Small measuring cup.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Students may need parental supervision for our science experiments each week.
We will use a Kahoot game each week to review. Students can use the kahoot app downloaded to a phone or tablet or just go to in a web browser with a parents help to play the game. Students will always have the option of playing on a team with the teacher instead of signing into the game.

Meet the teacher

Star Educator
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(738)
Hello! My name is Adrianne Hays. I am currently a homeschooling mom of two kids. We have been homeschooling for 10 years. Before teaching on outschool, I spent 5 years teaching math and science to preschool and elementary school students through... 
Group Class


1x per week
45 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(2)
Completed by 19 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 10-13
3-10 learners per class

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