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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.
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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.
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Grades:
  • 6–8
Level: 4
In this activity, students will make their own weather station.
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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.
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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.
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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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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will use shadows to demonstrate that Earth is moving, not the sun.
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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.
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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.
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Stomp Rockets

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
  • 6–8
Level: 4
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of performing a controlled experiment and how different variables affect the distance travelled by a stomp rocket.
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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.
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 4
In this investigation, students will design three different circuit arrangements with a switch capable of lighting a small light bulb. They will use the results of this investigation to determine the best configuration for wiring holiday lights.
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
In this activity, students will work in teams and use the approach of biomimicry to build an Adaptation Station that will enhance life for humans living in a specific environment.
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Fast Lane

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
In this activity, students will investigate how electricity and magnetism are closely related by building and testing their own electromagnets.
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