Making Science Fun!

Looking for Science resources? We’ve found a few that you might like:

Texas Energy Museum This is a great place to learn about one of the staples of our local economy – the oil refinery! This museum is great for a local history lesson as well; they have a whole section devoted to the Lucas Gusher, Spindletop and subsequent settlement and growth of Beaumont. Admission: Adults $2.00, Children (6-12) $1.00
Seniors (65 & over) $1.00

Edison Museum This museum is dedicated to Thomas Alva Edison and his inventions and innovations. The museum interprets Edison through interactive exhibits while using more than 60 historic objects. Free admission

Beaumont Botanical Gardens and Warren Loose Conservatory The Gardens are free and open to the public everyday during daylight hours. They feature a rose garden, koi and turtle pond, bird watching and wonderful photo opportunities. The Warren Loose Conservatory is open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday from 10:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. and Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Admission: Adults: $3.00, Seniors 60 and over: $2.00, Children 6-12: $1.00.

ShangriLa Botanical Gardens and Nature Center Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center is a world-class facility for the entire family. A tranquil sanctuary with over 300 types of plants and a wide variety of wildlife, it offers a retreat from the routines of daily life. In Shangri La you can explore our flora and fauna, dine on mouthwatering meals in our café, schedule a group tour, learn our history in our Orientation Center, or attend one of our many fun-filled events. See website for hours and admission fees.

Lesson Pathways Guided Science Paths If you’re looking for a full science curriculum, Lesson Pathways is a great place to start. They have K-5 lesson plans that you can use as your complete curriculum, or you can browse through what they have to offer and use individual lessons or activities to supplement your regular lesson plans.

Scientific Tuesdays (Easy Homemade Rockets) on YouTube – There are a ton of these on the ST channel. Great for Elementary & Middle School aged kiddos (depending on the experiment)

Super Science Concoctions – an awesome book with simple, yet fun science concoctions that your kiddo can make. From crystals to marshmallows, this book is fun all the way through! Great for Elementary school aged kids.

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A to Z Home’s Cool Homeschooling’s Free Science Links

What are your favorite Science sites?

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