# Activities

## 3D Printing Robots

• IT
• 9–12
Level: 3
Students will investigate the application of 3D printing to space technology.
• Math
• Science
• Technology
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## A Ball In Motion

• Energy
• 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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• Energy
• 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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## A Rocky Test

• Energy
• 6–8
Level: 2
Students will gain an understanding of rock types and their different responses to physical and chemical weathering.
• Science
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## Anchor's Away!

• Energy
• K–5
Level: 3
Students will examine two different techniques for mapping different aspects of the ocean, and will model those techniques on a small scale in the classroom.
• Science
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## As Far As I Can Sea

• Energy
• 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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## Biomes and Biomimicry

• IT
• 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.
• Science
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## Bottle Music

• Manufacturing
• 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.
• Science
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## Bounce

• Energy
• 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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## Bouncing Properties

• Energy
• K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will test and observe the bouncing properties of different types of balls (softball, basketball, golf ball, playground ball, volleyball, beach ball, ball of paper).
• Science
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## Buggy Bodies

• Manufacturing
• K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will investigate how a specific group of insects move, referred to in our lesson as the focus insects.
• Science
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## Build a Bungee

• Energy
• 9–12
Level: 4
Students will simulate a safe bungee jump using rubber bands and a small doll or action figure. Through experimentation, students will generate a linear equation to represent the relationship between the number of rubber bands and the distance the doll
• Science
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## Build This Structure

• Manufacturing
• K–5
Level: 1
Students will use provided materials to develop a structure that will withstand movement in Earth.
• Science
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