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Grades:
  • 6 - 8
Level: 3
In this activity, students construct a spectroscope and use it to observe the spectra of various sources of light.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of the law of reflection by tracing the path that light travels, and designing a periscope to demonstrate understanding.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will use a glass jar, water, milk, and a flashlight to explain why the sky is blue.
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Zip to It

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will build a device that can carry a small ball from the top of a two-meter zip line to the bottom in less than six seconds.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will 'become' water droplets and travel among the different storages of water.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will use shadows to demonstrate that Earth is moving, not the sun.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will learn how non-native species can damage the balance of an ecosystem.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will learn that objects do not always have to be touching to exert a force on each other.
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Sail Away

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will use classroom materials and wind energy to build and power a sailboat.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will investigate the motion of wind-up toys.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will examine the need for seeds to have sunlight in order to grow.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will observe animals that evoke fear and then map out their role in a food web.
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Rain Maker

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, the teacher will create a large rain maker by pouring water over plastic wrap punched with holes over a foil tin.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will construct a water wheel with household materials that can be used to lift an object.
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Move It

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will investigate different ways to move a ball.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will explore the structures within a leaf where the process of photosynthesis occurs.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will explore light travel and how it is redirected with the use of mirrors.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will learn about thermal energy.
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