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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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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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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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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will use a ramp to launch a ball and strike a target.
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will assess solar power by comparing its effect on rain (water), sleet (ice), and snow (popsicles).
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will learn about the stars, planets, and Moon found in our solar system and how they relate to one another.
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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.
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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.
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Grades:
  • 6–8
Level: 3
In this activity, students construct a spectroscope and use it to observe the spectra of various sources of light.
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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: 3
In this activity, students will learn about tornadoes and simulate one inside a small bottle.
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of the law of reflection by tracing the path that light travels, and designing a periscope to demonstrate understanding.
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will learn about the nature of light, make predictions about and assess its ability to pass through various substances.
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