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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will learn how waves, wind, water and glaciers all break rock and soil into smaller particles and move them around.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
Students will examine two different techniques for mapping different aspects of the ocean, and will model those techniques on a small scale in the classroom.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will examine and sketch various trace fossils from an unknown creature and then construct an image of the creature that they believe produced these fossils.
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Grades:
  • 6 - 8
Level: 4
In this activity, students will make their own weather station.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will learn the different techniques used to map the ocean, and will practice using those techniques themselves in the classroom.
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Get Cooking

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will build a simple solar cooker, make observations and qualitatively describe the melting rate of a piece of chocolate in the cooker.
  • Technology
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students drop small spheres of different sizes and weights from different heights into flour.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
  • 6 - 8
Level: 4
In this activity, students will model the weathering of rocks by shaking sugar cubes in a container.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will create a model of a sloped hillside using sand and simulate conditions that can cause a landslide to occur.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 4
In this activity, students use a stream table to model the processes of erosion and streambed formation.
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Grades:
  • 6 - 8
Level: 2
Students will gain an understanding of rock types and their different responses to physical and chemical weathering.
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Bounce

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students drop rubber balls in order to observe and measure the effects of elasticity. They use graphs to make predictions for further trials.
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Grades:
  • 6 - 8
Level: 3
Students will gain an understanding of the comparative size of the objects in our Solar System and the great distances between them.
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Ice Cores

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will evaluate water ice balloons to reconstruct recent climate history by sorting different layers of evidence.
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Cool It!

  • Energy
Grades:
  • 6 - 8
Level: 1
In this activity, students will observe how ice melts on wood and metal blocks, and they will draw conclusions about how heat conducts through different materials.
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Water Cycle

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will be able to describe the water cycle by creating and observing a model.
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Grades:
  • K - 5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will create their own windmills and test them in a wind created by a fan.
  • Technology
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Grades:
  • 6 - 8
Level: 3
In this activity, students will place foods in different environments and observe the rate at which those foods decompose.
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