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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
Students will construct a coin battery and measure its voltage output. They will compare their battery’s voltage to that of traditional AA/AAA batteries and consider modifications to their battery so it produces enough power to light up an LED bulb.
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
In this activity, students will investigate factors that influence the temperature of an isolated system and relate this to average kinetic energy and thermodynamic properties.
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Light the Bulb

  • Energy
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 4
In this investigation, students will design three different circuit arrangements with a switch capable of lighting a small light bulb. They will use the results of this investigation to determine the best configuration for wiring holiday lights.
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Sand Shake

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students experiment with sand and hair dryers to observe how wind, sand, and barriers interact to form sand dunes.
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will learn about the stars, planets, and Moon found in our solar system and how they relate to one another.
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of the law of reflection by tracing the path that light travels, and designing a periscope to demonstrate understanding.
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will make their own weather station consisting of actual and simplified versions of real weather equipment.
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Zip to It

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will build a device that can carry a small ball from the top of a two-meter zip line to the bottom in less than six seconds.
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