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Science With Samantha: Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 10 a.m. on Facebook and Instagram

Looking for ways to beat the COVID-19 blues while learning about weather?

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NBC 5 Meteorologist Samantha Davies is taking to Facebook and Instagram to provide children at home during the coronavirus learn more about the science behind the weather.

Davies is delivering Science with Samantha lessons on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m.

Monday, March 23: Clouds

Learn about clouds and make flashcards to help remember cloud formations. Items needed: construction paper, cotton balls or pads, glue stick, scissors and markers.

You can watch the lesson again here:

Science with Samantha

Posted by Samantha Davies NBC5 on Monday, March 23, 2020

Wednesday, March 25: Rain Sticks

Learn about the water cycle and how to make a rain stick. The items needed are: paper towel or toilet paper cardboard roll, markers, paint, stickers, wax paper, tin foil, beans or rice, tape or a hot glue gun.

You can watch the lesson again here:

Wednesday- Science with Samantha

Posted by Samantha Davies NBC5 on Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Friday, March 26: Volcanoes and Chemical Reactions

Create a volcano and watch it erupt! Materials needed: baking soda, dish soap, vinegar, warm water, cookie sheet, mason jar or small glass. Optional: red food coloring, play-doh, toy dinosaurs.

You can watch the lesson again here:

Science with Samantha! Today’s topic, chemical reactions!

Posted by Samantha Davies NBC5 on Friday, March 27, 2020

Monday, March 30: Make It Rain

Make it rain! Materials needed: AN ADULT. Hot water, bag of ice, oven mits, mason jar, cup, hair spray or matches.

You can watch the lesson again here:

Science with Samantha!

Posted by Samantha Davies NBC5 on Monday, March 30, 2020

Wednesday, April 1: Dig for Dinosaurs in a Glacier

Stay busy for a while as you dig for dinosaurs in a glacier. This one takes some preparation though! Materials needed: Small dinosaurs (or any small plastic toys), water, metal utensils, salt, plastic container and space in your freezer.

You can watch the lesson again here:

Science with Samantha!

Posted by Samantha Davies NBC5 on Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Friday, April 3: Be a Meteorologist

Return here for materials needed and to watch the lesson again!

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