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Afterschool programs provide an ideal setting for stimulating children’s interest in and capacity for doing science.

Most of the hands-on science activities you’ll find here can be done in short timeframes with low-cost materials. You can incorporate these activities into multiday or multiweek investigations of a particular area of science, or you can use them as one-time explorations of a phenomenon such as sound vibrations or reflection.

Explore some of our many resources:
• hands-on activities
• digital videos
• professional-development materials
• program support resources
• research publications
• concept maps
• teaching tips

Afterschool activities from the Digital Library

Coalition for Science After School  (CSAS)

More hands-on activities from the Exploratorium

Math Explorer Activity Database



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