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Grades:
  • 6–8
Level: 4
In this activity, students will make their own weather station.
  • Science
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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
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will learn about how human lifestyles cause the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide to be released into the air.
  • Science
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Hang Time

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity teams design, build, and test paper helicopters to observe a relationship between blade surface area and descent rate.
  • Engineering
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Grand Prix

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will use a ramp to launch a car and reach a finish line.
  • Science
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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
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of how a simple hovercraft uses the forces of motion to move.
  • Science
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Get Cooking

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will build a simple solar cooker, make observations and qualitatively describe the melting rate of a piece of chocolate in the cooker.
  • Technology
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will learn about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
In this activity, students will investigate how robots work including robotic parts and explain how energy is transferred to make different parts move.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will examine and sketch various trace fossils from an unknown creature and then construct an image of the creature that they believe produced these fossils.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will learn how waves, wind, water and glaciers all break rock and soil into smaller particles and move them around.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students build simple circuits to investigate the conductivity of solutions.
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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Cool It!

  • Energy
Grades:
  • 6–8
Level: 1
In this activity, students will observe how ice melts on wood and metal blocks, and they will draw conclusions about how heat conducts through different materials.
  • Science
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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
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity students will experiment with how far sound travels naturally, as compared to how far it travels with satellite amplification.
  • Science
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