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Sand Shake

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students experiment with sand and hair dryers to observe how wind, sand, and barriers interact to form sand dunes.
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Grades:
  • 6 - 8
Level: 2
In this activity, students explore the effects of physical and chemical weathering on various types of rocks.
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Grades:
  • 6 - 8
Level: 3
In this activity, students use simple materials to produce and observe cloud formation.
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Grades:
  • 6 - 8
Level: 3
Students will gain an understanding of the comparative size of the objects in our Solar System and the great distances between them.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of the physical characteristics and absorption of types of materials that make up soil.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will assess solar power by comparing its effect on rain (water), sleet (ice), and snow (popsicles).
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will learn about the stars, planets, and Moon found in our solar system and how they relate to one another.
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This is How I See It

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will construct interactive lunar cycle models to illustrate the phases of the Moon in 3 dimensions.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will learn about tornadoes and simulate one inside a small bottle.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will learn about the nature of light, make predictions about and assess its ability to pass through various substances.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will make their own weather station consisting of actual and simplified versions of real weather equipment.
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Water Cycle

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will be able to describe the water cycle by creating and observing a model.
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Water Slide

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will experiment with ice and water and evaluate how both can carry materials and change the formation of Earth's surface.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
  • 6 - 8
Level: 4
In this activity, students will model the weathering of rocks by shaking sugar cubes in a container.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of the benefits and limitations of the structure of the human ear.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will observe how different beak types are suited to different environments.
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Grades:
  • 6 - 8
Level: 3
In this activity, students will explore DNA as a code for biological traits and extract samples of DNA from the interior of living cells.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will identify specific physical traits of adult plants and animals that are passed on to their offspring.
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