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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.
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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
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will learn the different techniques used to map the ocean, and will practice using those techniques themselves in the classroom.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • 6 - 8
Level: 4
In this activity, students will make their own weather station.
  • Science
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Sun, Moon and Stars

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will paint craft spheres to resemble the Earth, moon and sun.
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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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Build This Structure

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
Students will use provided materials to develop a structure that will withstand movement in Earth.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students drop small spheres of different sizes and weights from different heights into flour.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will observe how different beak types are suited to different environments.
  • Science
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Keep It Up

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will design a bridge or a building and observe how it performs in a simulated earthquake.
  • Technology
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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:
  • 6 - 8
Level: 2
Students will gain an understanding of rock types and their different responses to physical and chemical weathering.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K - 5
  • 6 - 8
Level: 4
In this activity, students will model the weathering of rocks by shaking sugar cubes in a container.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will create a model of a sloped hillside using sand and simulate conditions that can cause a landslide to occur.
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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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Grades:
  • 6 - 8
Level: 3
Students will gain an understanding of the comparative size of the objects in our Solar System and the great distances between them.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will construct color wheels and spin them to see that light colors combine to form new colors.
  • Science
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Bounce

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students drop rubber balls in order to observe and measure the effects of elasticity. They use graphs to make predictions for further trials.
  • Science
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