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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 experiment with ice and water and evaluate how both can carry materials and change the formation of Earth's surface.
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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: 1
In this activity, students will learn about the nature of light, make predictions about and assess its ability to pass through various substances.
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will learn about tornadoes and simulate one inside a small bottle.
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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).
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of the physical characteristics and absorption of types of materials that make up soil.
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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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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will use a topographic map of their school grounds to identify geologic features using a printed map.
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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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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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It's All Relative

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