Science with Samantha

Science With Samantha: Every Wednesday 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 every Wednesday 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.

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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:

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:

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:

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:

Friday, April 3: Be a Meteorologist

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

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