# Activities

## How's the Weather?

• Energy
• 6–8
Level: 4
In this activity, students will make their own weather station.
• Science
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## How Low Can You Go?

• Energy
• 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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## How Does Your City Grow

• IT
• 9–12
Level: 4
Working in groups, students will select a city and then use U.S. government census data to develop an algebraic relationship between time and population size.
• Math
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## How Can I Help?

• Energy
• K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will learn about how human lifestyles cause the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide to be released into the air.
• Science
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## How a Ball Falls

• IT
• 9–12
Level: 3
In this activity, students work in teams to develop a method for creating a mathematical model of the path of a ball. The teams measure the height from which a ball is thrown, and the time taken for the ball to reach the ground.
• Technology
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## Hole-in-One

• Manufacturing
• K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will design their own miniature golf hole and then determine the path along which a ball would travel to score a "hole-in-one."
• Math
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## Hang Time

• Energy
• K–5
Level: 2
In this activity teams design, build, and test paper helicopters to observe a relationship between blade surface area and descent rate.
• Engineering
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## Habitat to Habitat

• Manufacturing
• K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will learn that plants and animals have common needs.
• Science
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## Green Plastics

• Manufacturing
• K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students will conduct an investigation to create a bioplastic as an alternative to plastics we typically use as consumers.
• Science
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## Grand Prix

• Energy
• K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will use a ramp to launch a car and reach a finish line.
• Science
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## 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
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## GMOS—YAY OR NAY?

• Manufacturing
• 9–12
Level: 2
Students will learn about different ways that genetic variants can occur and the controversy surrounding genetically modified foods. Additionally, they will explore the benefits and concerns associated with GMOs to understand the complexity of the issues
• Science
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## Gliding On Air

• Energy
• K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of how a simple hovercraft uses the forces of motion to move.
• Science
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## Get Cooking

• Energy
• K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will build a simple solar cooker, make observations and qualitatively describe the melting rate of a piece of chocolate in the cooker.
• Technology
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## Geronimo

• Manufacturing