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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
In this lesson, students will work in teams to create a structure that will withstand simulated hurricane force winds
  • Engineering
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Grades:
  • 6–8
Level: 3
In this activity, students construct a spectroscope and use it to observe the spectra of various sources of light.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will learn about the nature of light, make predictions about and assess its ability to pass through various substances.
  • 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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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will 'become' water droplets and travel among the different storages of water.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • 6–8
Level: 2
In this activity, students explore the effects of physical and chemical weathering on various types of rocks.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
Students will examine wind power and learn to hardness it by creating a wind turbine.
  • Engineering
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will use a ramp to launch a ball and strike a target.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will create a simple electromagnet using a nail, a battery, and copper wire.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will evaluate different 'before' and 'after' stations to decide if heating and cooling changes are reversible.
  • Engineering
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will learn about thermal energy.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
Students will work in small groups to stack Solo cups vs. Styrofoam cups to see how many of each it takes for the two stacks to be equal. Students will then derive a system of linear equations to model the scenario of the two stacks of cups.
  • Math
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will assess solar power by comparing its effect on rain (water), sleet (ice), and snow (popsicles).
  • Science
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Grades:
  • 6–8
Level: 3
In this activity, students use simple materials to produce and observe cloud formation.
  • Science
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Ice Wars

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will create their own insulating "ice chambers" and then test them against the models made by their classmates.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will observe animals that evoke fear and then map out their role in a food web.
  • Science
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