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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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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
.pdf

It's All Relative

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will excavate a box containing several layers of sediment.
  • Science
.pdf

Sun, Moon and Stars

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will paint craft spheres to resemble the Earth, moon and sun.
  • Science
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Stomp Rockets

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
  • 6 - 8
Level: 4
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of performing a controlled experiment and how different variables affect the distance travelled by a stomp rocket.
  • Science
.pdf

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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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
.pdf

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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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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This is How I See It

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will construct interactive lunar cycle models to illustrate the phases of the Moon in 3 dimensions.
  • Science
.pdf

Geronimo

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will test the effectiveness of different parachute designs.
  • Engineering
.pdf

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
.pdf

Fast Lane

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9 - 12
Level: 2
In this activity, students will investigate how electricity and magnetism are closely related by building and testing their own electromagnets.
  • Science
.pdf

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
.pdf

The Time of Our Life

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 6 - 8
Level: 2
In this activity, students will research ancient organisms and create a timeline showing when they appeared on Earth.
  • Science
.pdf

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
.pdf

Mystery Matter

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will practice classifying matter while playing a game.
  • Science
.pdf

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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