# Activities

## Oil Spill Cleanup

• Manufacturing
• 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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## 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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## Keep It Up

• Manufacturing
• K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will design a bridge or a building and observe how it performs in a simulated earthquake.
• Technology
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## It's All Relative

• Manufacturing
• K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will excavate a box containing several layers of sediment.
• Science
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## Mystery Matter

• Manufacturing
• K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will practice classifying matter while playing a game.
• Science
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## Laser Beaming

• Manufacturing
• 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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## Hole-in-One

• Manufacturing
• K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will design their own miniature golf hole and then determine the path along which a ball would travel to score a "hole-in-one."
• Math
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## Seed Dispersal

• Manufacturing
• 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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## Habitat to Habitat

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

• Manufacturing
• 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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## Cartesian Diver

• Manufacturing
• 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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## My Little Habitat

• Manufacturing
• 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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## Blowin' in the Wind

• Manufacturing
• K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will create their own windmills and test them against the models made by their classmates.
• Technology
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## What's Inside an Element

• Manufacturing
• K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will learn about the elements in the periodic table and how to interpret the information for each element.
• Science
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## Wacky Water

• Manufacturing
• 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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## Play Ball

• Manufacturing
• 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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## Swarm!

• Manufacturing
• K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students work in groups to model swarming behaviors, and analyze the behaviors to develop an understanding of how they increase the chances of survival of a species.
• Science
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## Bottle Music

• Manufacturing