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Laser Beaming

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will use a laser pointer and flat mirrors to explore the law of reflection.
  • Math
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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:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will learn about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
  • 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: 2
In this activity, students will construct a water wheel with household materials that can be used to lift an object.
  • Science
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Oobleck!

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will examine the behavior of different types of solids when they are dissolved in water and explain those behaviors by examining the properties of the solids.
  • 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: 4
In this activity, students build simple circuits to investigate the conductivity of solutions.
  • Science
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Habitat to Habitat

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will learn that plants and animals have common needs.
  • Science
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AI

  • IT
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
Students will investigate and categorize types of artificial intelligence to determine a protocol for the Turing Test.
  • Engineering
  • Technology
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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:
  • 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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Cartesian Diver

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will build a Cartesian diver and discover how compression and changes in density cause the diver to mysteriously move up and down.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Science
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