Activities

Select a filter below to refine activity results.

or
Reset Filters

Showing 18 of 80 activities. To narrow your results, use the filters above.

Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will brainstorm why people live, work, and vacation by the shoreline.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will learn how non-native species can damage the balance of an ecosystem.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will explore light travel and how it is redirected with the use of mirrors.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will take on the role of organisms in various environments as they discover the concept of interdependence in ecosystems.
  • Science
.pdf

Top Design

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity students will examine the relationships between the organisms within an ecosystem and how changes that affect one affect the others.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will create a simple model of Earth as a magnet.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will use shadows to demonstrate that Earth is moving, not the sun.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students carefully add drops of liquids to the surface of a penny to help them understand the concept of surface tension.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • 6–8
Level: 4
In this activity, students will make their own weather station.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • 6–8
Level: 2
Students will gain an understanding of rock types and their different responses to physical and chemical weathering.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
Students will examine two different techniques for mapping different aspects of the ocean, and will model those techniques on a small scale in the classroom.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
In this activity, students will investigate factors that influence the temperature of an isolated system and relate this to average kinetic energy and thermodynamic properties.
  • Science
.pdf

Ice Cores

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will evaluate water ice balloons to reconstruct recent climate history by sorting different layers of evidence.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will use a topographic map of their school grounds to identify geologic features using a printed map.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of the value of using a scale model and the effect of water speed on erosion rate and stream formation.
  • Science
.pdf

Move It

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will investigate different ways to move a ball.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
Students will construct a coin battery and measure its voltage output. They will compare their battery’s voltage to that of traditional AA/AAA batteries and consider modifications to their battery so it produces enough power to light up an LED bulb.
  • Science
.pdf
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.
  • Science
.pdf