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It's All Relative

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will excavate a box containing several layers of sediment.
  • Science
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Oil Spill Cleanup

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will use a variety of materials to attempt to clean up a simulated oil spill.
  • Engineering
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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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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).
  • Science
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Candy Chromatography

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will use paper chromatography to separate the colors in the dyes used to color candies.
  • 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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Hole-in-One

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will design their own miniature golf hole and then determine the path along which a ball would travel to score a "hole-in-one."
  • Math
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Laser Beaming

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will use a laser pointer and flat mirrors to explore the law of reflection.
  • Math
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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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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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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.
  • Science
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Blowin' in the Wind

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will create their own windmills and test them against the models made by their classmates.
  • Technology
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Bottle Music

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will make sound three ways: by blowing across the top of a bottle, tapping a glass, and running a finger around the rim of a glass.
  • Science
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Cartesian Diver

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will build a Cartesian diver and discover how compression and changes in density cause the diver to mysteriously move up and down.
  • 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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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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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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Geronimo

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will test the effectiveness of different parachute designs.
  • Engineering
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