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Synthetic Properties

  • IT
  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 4
In this activity, students will compare samples of monomers and polymers in powder and thread form (sugar/cotton candy and cotton flock/cotton balls).
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Market Research and Design

  • IT
  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 3
In this lesson, students will work in teams to design a pair of headphones specifically for children under three.
  • Engineering
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Floating on Air

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
Students will investigate the relationship between friction and motion by building a simple hovercraft.
  • Science
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Fast Lane

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
In this activity, students will investigate how electricity and magnetism are closely related by building and testing their own electromagnets.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will learn about the elements in the periodic table and how to interpret the information for each element.
  • Science
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Green Plastics

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will conduct an investigation to create a bioplastic as an alternative to plastics we typically use as consumers.
  • Science
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My Little Habitat

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will discuss and compare plants, animals, and their surroundings in deserts, oceans/ beaches, and rainforests.
  • Science
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Buggy Bodies

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will investigate how a specific group of insects move, referred to in our lesson as the focus insects.
  • Science
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Wacky Water

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will explore similarities and differences among liquids helps to build foundational ideas of matter and molecular structure.
  • Science
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Mystery Matter

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will practice classifying matter while playing a game.
  • Science
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Sun, Moon and Stars

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will paint craft spheres to resemble the Earth, moon and sun.
  • Science
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Swarm!

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students work in groups to model swarming behaviors, and analyze the behaviors to develop an understanding of how they increase the chances of survival of a species.
  • Science
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I Don't Need You Soil

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students learn that plants acquire their material for growth chiefly from air and water rather than from soil.
  • Science
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Seed Dispersal

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will investigate the variety of ways plants can disperse their seeds, or the fruits containing the seeds.
  • Science
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Habitat to Habitat

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will learn that plants and animals have common needs.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will examine how the Earth's land surface is affected by water in its different forms.
  • Science
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Stomp Rockets

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
  • 6 - 8
Level: 4
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of performing a controlled experiment and how different variables affect the distance travelled by a stomp rocket.
  • Science
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Recycled Again

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will design a procedure for separating five types of recyclable materials based on their physical properties.
  • Science
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