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A Ball In Motion

  • Energy
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 4
Students will investigate the relationship between quadratic functions and the parabolic path traveled by a ball in motion. Students will analyze data to understand the mathematical relationships that exist along the path of a ball in flight.
  • Math
  • Science
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Build a Bungee

  • Energy
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 4
Students will simulate a safe bungee jump using rubber bands and a small doll or action figure. Through experimentation, students will generate a linear equation to represent the relationship between the number of rubber bands and the distance the doll
  • Science
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
Students will investigate how the changes in potential energy produce a change in kinetic energy. By conducting a lab investigation, students will experiment using a pull-back toy car to gather data, make calculations and draw conclusions about the change
  • Science
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Make It Move

  • Energy
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
Students will learn the foundations of hydraulics and how they make things move with little effort. Using these fundamentals, students will work together to design and engineer a functional hydraulic lift system.
  • Engineering
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will 'become' water droplets and travel among the different storages of water.
  • 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
Level: 3
In this activity, students will create their own windmills and test them in a wind created by a fan.
  • Technology
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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:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will evaluate different 'before' and 'after' stations to decide if heating and cooling changes are reversible.
  • Engineering
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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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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will test and observe the bouncing properties of different types of balls (softball, basketball, golf ball, playground ball, volleyball, beach ball, ball of paper).
  • 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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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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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:
  • 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: 4
In this activity, students build simple circuits to investigate the conductivity of solutions.
  • Science
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