# Activities

## 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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## Top Design

• Energy
• K–5
Level: 1
In this activity students will examine the relationships between the organisms within an ecosystem and how changes that affect one affect the others.
• Science
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## Explore 3D Design

• IT
• 9–12
Level: 3
Students will use geometric shapes to design a unique three-dimensional object that has an everyday use.
• Technology
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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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## How's the Weather?

• Energy
• 6–8
Level: 4
In this activity, students will make their own weather station.
• Science
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## Polar Opposites

• Energy
• K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will create a simple model of Earth as a magnet.
• Science
.pdf

• Energy
• 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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## Ice Cores

• Energy
• 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
.pdf

## Going with the Flow

• Energy
• 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.
• Science
.pdf

## Mapping It Out

• Energy
• 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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## 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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## Light the Bulb

• Energy
• 9–12
Level: 4
In this investigation, students will design three different circuit arrangements with a switch capable of lighting a small light bulb. They will use the results of this investigation to determine the best configuration for wiring holiday lights.
• Science
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## Stomp Rockets

• Manufacturing
• 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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## Recycling Improvements

• Manufacturing
• 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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• IT