SEEDS Out-of-School Time

STEM Activities


Arctic Animals and How They Stay Warm

SEEDS Recipe for Science

Around the Clock 

Build a sundial. This activity works best if you are home from sunrise to sunset. 

Catapult Paper Airplane

How far can you project your paper airplane?

Catapults and How They Work

SEEDS Recipe for Science

Celery Investigation

A fun science experiment using only celery and water

Cup Rocket Launcher

Experiment with different sizes of cups to see which launches the highest!

Design Challenge: Creating a Cup Tower 

Make a tower using only paper cups.

Design Challenge: Improve the School

Design a prototype for a item that will improve your school (or home). 

Get the Point

Make your own compass

How to Build a Kite 

Directions for how to build pyramid and basic kites 

How to Read a Tree

Identify and learn about trees.  

Michigan Mystery Animal Challenge 

Read the clues and try to determine the identity of this Michigan animal 

Plant Life Cycle

Learn about each stage of a plants life

Rubber Band-Powered Boats

Create a paddle boat using only cardboard, scissors, duct tape, and a rubber band. 

Solar S'mores

Create a solar oven that will cook a s'more. 

Teddy Bear Toss: Fun with Gravity

SEEDS Recipe for Science

Tipsy Tower: Engineering Challenge

SEEDS Recipe for Science

The Way of the Wind

Build your own weather vane to help observe changing weather.

Under Pressure

Explore the weight and pressure of water

Will it Sink?

Experiment with bouyancy.