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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.
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will use a glass jar, water, milk, and a flashlight to explain why the sky is blue.
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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:
  • 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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Habitat to Habitat

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will learn that plants and animals have common needs.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will learn how non-native species can damage the balance of an ecosystem.
  • Science
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Seed Dispersal

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will investigate the variety of ways plants can disperse their seeds, or the fruits containing the seeds.
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I Don't Need You Soil

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students learn that plants acquire their material for growth chiefly from air and water rather than from soil.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will learn that objects do not always have to be touching to exert a force on each other.
  • Science
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Sail Away

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will use classroom materials and wind energy to build and power a sailboat.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will investigate the motion of wind-up toys.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will examine the need for seeds to have sunlight in order to grow.
  • Science
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Swarm!

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students work in groups to model swarming behaviors, and analyze the behaviors to develop an understanding of how they increase the chances of survival of a species.
  • 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.
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Rain Maker

  • Energy
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: 2
In this activity, students will construct a water wheel with household materials that can be used to lift an object.
  • 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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