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Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
After learning about the amount of paper that the United States uses every year, students will observe how homemade recycled paper is made. Upon examining the result, students will be challenged to refine this process in order to produce a paper product.
  • Engineering
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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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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, the teacher will create a large rain maker by pouring water over plastic wrap punched with holes over a foil tin.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will create a simple model of Earth as a magnet.
  • Science
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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:
  • 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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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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Oobleck!

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will examine the behavior of different types of solids when they are dissolved in water and explain those behaviors by examining the properties of the solids.
  • Science
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Oil Spill Cleanup

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will use a variety of materials to attempt to clean up a simulated oil spill.
  • Engineering
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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: 2
In this activity, students will take on the role of organisms in various environments as they discover the concept of interdependence in ecosystems.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will explore light travel and how it is redirected with the use of mirrors.
  • Science
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Mystery Matter

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will practice classifying matter while playing a game.
  • 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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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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