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Wind Power

  • Energy
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
Students will examine wind power and learn to hardness it by creating a wind turbine.
  • Engineering
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Hurricane Force

  • Energy
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
In this lesson, students will work in teams to create a structure that will withstand simulated hurricane force winds
  • Engineering
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will learn about Earth's four major systems: geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere.
  • Science
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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:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will brainstorm why people live, work, and vacation by the shoreline.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will learn about thermal energy.
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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Move It

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will investigate different ways to move a ball.
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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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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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will examine the need for seeds to have sunlight in order to grow.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will investigate the motion of wind-up toys.
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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