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Halloween Science Activities

Halloween Science Activities

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Resource Type

Printables, Activities


Halloween, Science

This resource contains 13 different science investigations that cover a variety of concepts with a Halloween theme. Perfect for this time of year when students are just focused on that one thing!

There’s nothing more frustrating than trying to teach students who are only focused Halloween, trick-or-treating, or costumes. Grab their attention, while still focusing on the important science ideas with this Halloween activity resource.

In this resource the following science concepts will be investigated:

  • States of Matter & Non-Newtonian Fluids
  • Static Electricity
  • Chemical Reactions/Changes
  • Sound – Vibrations
  • Light – Refraction
  • Matter – Density
  • Capillary Action & Plants Parts
  • Acids and Bases
  • Force and Motion

This resource contains:

  • Materials found in your classroom or home so that you don’t need to spend tons of your own money purchasing products. (See Product Preview for list.)
  • Background knowledge so that you don’t have to feel like an expert in science to complete these activities.
  • Student Direction Pages which frees up time for you to circulate the room and assist.
  • Thought Provoking Recording Sheets which encourages your students to think beyond the investigation.
  • Answer Keys so that you can quickly check the student recording sheet and save time.
  • Alternative ideas and student recording sheet so that you can meet the needs of your students!

You can choose to do all 13 activities (see preview for specific list), or pick and choose which you’d like to do. These investigations would also work great in centers, as demonstrations, or in small groups.

This Halloween science activity is sure to help engage your students while saving you time lesson planning! Just add it to your cart and you’ll be ready to get started on taking back your weekends without sacrificing quality teaching!

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Halloween Writing Prompts

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3 reviews
    Destiny G.
    09 Jul 2023
    Fun resource with lots of different science activities. I just pick and choose which ones to do.
    Margaret M.
    09 Jul 2023
    There were some really fun activities here that my students enjoyed doing last fall. It was a great way to keep the kids' attention during a tough day!
    Erin S.
    09 Jul 2023
    Fun activities for science.