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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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Build This Structure

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

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
Students will investigate the relationship between friction and motion by building a simple hovercraft.
  • Science
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Hole-in-One

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 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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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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Seed Dispersal

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 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
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will learn that plants and animals have common needs.
  • 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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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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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
.pdf
Grades:
  • 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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Blowin' in the Wind

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 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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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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Wacky Water

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 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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Swarm!

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 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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