Activities

Market Research and Design

• IT
• Manufacturing
• 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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Modeling Constraints

• IT
• 9–12
Level: 2
Students will work in small groups to investigate constraints of starting a business. Each group will be assigned a specific constraint. Small groups will then write a linear inequality and graph the inequality on a group capture sheet.
• Math
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Motion in the Ocean

• Energy
• 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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Move It

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

• Manufacturing
• 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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Mystery Matter

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

• Energy
• 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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Name that Connection

• Energy
• 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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Oh the Tension

• Energy
• 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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Oil Spill Cleanup

• Manufacturing
• 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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Oobleck!

• Energy
• 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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• Energy