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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
In this activity, students will investigate how robots work including robotic parts and explain how energy is transferred to make different parts move.
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
In this activity, students will investigate factors that influence the temperature of an isolated system and relate this to average kinetic energy and thermodynamic properties.
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • 6–8
Level: 3
In this activity, students will model the process of heat transfer by convection in Earth's oceans.
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • 6–8
Level: 3
In this activity, students use simple materials to produce and observe cloud formation.
  • 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 assess solar power by comparing its effect on rain (water), sleet (ice), and snow (popsicles).
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will learn about tornadoes and simulate one inside a small bottle.
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will make their own weather station consisting of actual and simplified versions of real weather equipment.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will analyze different types of soil.
  • Science
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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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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students build simple circuits to investigate the conductivity of solutions.
  • Science
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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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