STEM Experiments to Try Over Spring Break

Spring break is the perfect time to experiment with STEM. Check out these seasonal experiments, and let us know which ones you tried at home!


Springtime Seed Hunt

Take advantage of the nice weather and head to your local park for a seed hunt! Be sure to bring collection jars and a plant identification guide from your neighborhood library.

Age Level: Any

Difficulty: Easy

Time: 30+ minutes


Cloud in a Jar​

Is the rainy weather trapping you inside? Learn how April showers work by making this cloud in a jar.

Age Level: 3+

Difficulty: Easy

Time: 10 minutes


Egg Geode

Too cold for an egg hunt this year? Make these egg geodes instead! The 5 day wait is worth it for the final crystalized result.

Age Level: 5+ (with adult supervision)

Difficulty: Medium

Time: 1 hour prep, 5 days for final result


Lego Marble Run​

You probably already have everything you need for this experiment at home already: legos and marbles! Spend some time designing your own 3D lego marble run, straightforward like this one or intricate like this example.

Age Level: 6+

Difficulty: Medium

Time: 1 hour+


Alka Seltzer Rocket​

Ever wondered how rockets propel themselves into space? This experiment lets you prepare your own rocket for blast-off.

Age Level: 10+

Difficulty: Advanced

Time: 1 hour+


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