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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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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.
  • Science
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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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Sun, Moon and Stars

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will paint craft spheres to resemble the Earth, moon and sun.
  • Science
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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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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.
  • Science
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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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Wacky Water

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will explore similarities and differences among liquids helps to build foundational ideas of matter and molecular structure.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will learn about Earth's four major systems: geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere.
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will use a glass jar, water, milk, and a flashlight to explain why the sky is blue.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will investigate the motion of wind-up toys.
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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.
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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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Bottle Music

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will make sound three ways: by blowing across the top of a bottle, tapping a glass, and running a finger around the rim of a glass.
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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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