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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will use shadows to demonstrate that Earth is moving, not the sun.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students carefully add drops of liquids to the surface of a penny to help them understand the concept of surface tension.
  • 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.
  • Science
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Stomp Rockets

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
  • 6–8
Level: 4
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of performing a controlled experiment and how different variables affect the distance travelled by a stomp rocket.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of the value of using a scale model and the effect of water speed on erosion rate and stream formation.
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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.
  • Science
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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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Geronimo

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

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will investigate different ways to move a ball.
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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