Ok; I'll admit it. Reptiles were not my favorite type of animal as a kid. However, as I've gotten older, I've grown - if not to love them - to appreciate them. After all, they are one of the groups of animals responsible for managing my least favorite type of animal - rodents. But that… Continue reading Fun Reptile Facts for Kids
Category: Kids’ Science Corner
Dr. Nikki’s Science Show is the place to find fun and educational science content for kids! This is the place to be whether you want to know more about some weird animals or to know why leaves change color in the fall.
These videos are from my YouTube channel for kids who love science, parents looking for enrichment learning for their children, and teachers who want to bring in some extra resources to their classroom. Videos are primarily targeted towards K-5 students and are often designed to follow along with established curriculum standards.
The Largest Living Thing Is…
A fungus. Yes, you read that right. The largest living thing on Earth is, in fact, a fungus. How? Is there a gigantic mushroom hidden deep in a forest somewhere? Not exactly. Although that would be both really cool and a bit terrifying. Could this be a giant mushroom hidden in the forest? Photo by… Continue reading The Largest Living Thing Is…
Snowflake Science: Educational Activity for Kids
It’s officially January, and, if you live in the colder parts of the northern hemisphere, that means winter weather is in full force. I can’t think of a better time to start introducing kids to the science behind one of the most famous winter weather phenomena: snow! There’s something magical about snow. Even those of… Continue reading Snowflake Science: Educational Activity for Kids
Kool Koalas: Animal Activity for Kids
I love koalas. They're one of my favorite animals (my other one is a hammerhead shark!). I spent a few months traveling the South Pacific a few years ago, and I was able to see koalas up close and personal while in Australia. I still count it as one of the coolest experiences of my… Continue reading Kool Koalas: Animal Activity for Kids