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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.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
Students will investigate, categorize and explore the multitude of IT career categories that are available through reading several IT-career cards.
  • Technology
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Laser Beaming

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will use a laser pointer and flat mirrors to explore the law of reflection.
  • Math
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
Students will use a life cycle audit to evaluate a product’s environmental impact on society by proposing design changes in order to reduce the negative impact it could have.
  • Engineering
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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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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
In this lesson, students will work in teams to design a pair of headphones specifically for children under three.
  • Engineering
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Grades:
  • 6–8
Level: 3
In this activity, students will model the process of heat transfer by convection in Earth's oceans.
  • Science
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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.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
Students work together to build an algorithm for drawing a pixel picture using coordinate directions and color assignments on graph paper. Then, students follow the algorithms of other groups to create the images on a larger scale with post-it notes.
  • Math
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Recycled Again

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will design a procedure for separating five types of recyclable materials based on their physical properties.
  • Science
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Run-Off Solutions

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 3
Students will learn about the concept of low impact development: practices that use or copy natural processes such as absorption or evaporation to protect water quality.
  • Engineering
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will explore the relationship between angles of incident and reflected light and use this relationship to design and test their own periscopes in a classroom competition.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students explore how sound waves travel through various materials.
  • 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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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.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, teachers will create a mysterious topography using small boxes inside a copy paper box.
  • Science
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