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Grades:
  • 6–8
Level: 3
In this activity, students will place foods in different environments and observe the rate at which those foods decompose.
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will create a simple model of Earth as a magnet.
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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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Recycled Again

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will design a procedure for separating five types of recyclable materials based on their physical properties.
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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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Sand Shake

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students experiment with sand and hair dryers to observe how wind, sand, and barriers interact to form sand dunes.
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Grades:
  • 6–8
Level: 2
In this activity, students explore the effects of physical and chemical weathering on various types of rocks.
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will explore the relationship between angles of incident and reflected light and use this relationship to design and test their own periscopes in a classroom competition.
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Seed Dispersal

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will investigate the variety of ways plants can disperse their seeds, or the fruits containing the seeds.
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students explore how sound waves travel through various materials.
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will brainstorm why people live, work, and vacation by the shoreline.
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Grades:
  • 6–8
Level: 3
In this activity, students use simple materials to produce and observe cloud formation.
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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.
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Sonar

  • IT
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, teachers will create a mysterious topography using small boxes inside a copy paper box.
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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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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of the physical characteristics and absorption of types of materials that make up soil.
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