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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: 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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Candy Chromatography

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will use paper chromatography to separate the colors in the dyes used to color candies.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will construct color wheels and spin them to see that light colors combine to form new colors.
  • 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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Green Plastics

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will conduct an investigation to create a bioplastic as an alternative to plastics we typically use as consumers.
  • 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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Recycled Again

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will design a procedure for separating five types of recyclable materials based on their physical properties.
  • 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:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students explore how sound waves travel through various materials.
  • Science
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Sonar

  • IT
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, teachers will create a mysterious topography using small boxes inside a copy paper box.
  • 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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This is How I See It

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will construct interactive lunar cycle models to illustrate the phases of the Moon in 3 dimensions.
  • 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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