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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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Sand Shake

  • Energy
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.
  • Science
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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.
  • 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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Rain Maker

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, the teacher will create a large rain maker by pouring water over plastic wrap punched with holes over a foil tin.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will create a simple model of Earth as a magnet.
  • Science
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Play Ball

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students drop rubber balls in order to observe and measure the effects of elasticity.
  • Technology
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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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Oil Spill Cleanup

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will use a variety of materials to attempt to clean up a simulated oil spill.
  • Engineering
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students carefully add drops of liquids to the surface of a penny to help them understand the concept of surface tension.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will take on the role of organisms in various environments as they discover the concept of interdependence in ecosystems.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will explore light travel and how it is redirected with the use of mirrors.
  • Science
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Mystery Matter

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will practice classifying matter while playing a game.
  • Science
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My Little Habitat

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will discuss and compare plants, animals, and their surroundings in deserts, oceans/ beaches, and rainforests.
  • Science
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Move It

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will investigate different ways to move a ball.
  • Science
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