Budding scientists will love learning about the world around them with these 7 great science lessons, complete with free printables. Kids will enjoy learning about the basics of the scientific method, the life cycles of plants and insects, simple machines vocabulary, reading thermometers and the planets. We’ve also included a fun observation activity where children can catch rain in a gauge, and then plot their results. Incorporate these lessons into your end of the year studies, or save them for summer bridge activities. Let’s get little ones excited about science!