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Buggy Bodies

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 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 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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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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I Don't Need You Soil

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students learn that plants acquire their material for growth chiefly from air and water rather than from soil.
  • 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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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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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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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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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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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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Bottle Music

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 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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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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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will examine how the Earth's land surface is affected by water in its different forms.
  • Science
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Design a NewBot

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
Students will identify problems in society and design a prototype, including sensors and components necessary for a new robot. Students will engage in the engineering design process and seek suggestions from their peers to improve design concepts.
  • Engineering
  • Technology
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
Students will conduct research to learn about the innovative and less invasive approach of using drones to study animals within their natural habitats. Using the Depth and Complexity framework, students will engage in an in-depth understanding of how tech
  • Technology
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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
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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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Geronimo

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