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Blowin' in the Wind

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will create their own windmills and test them against the models made by their classmates.
  • Technology
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Bottle Music

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will make sound three ways: by blowing across the top of a bottle, tapping a glass, and running a finger around the rim of a glass.
  • Science
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Bounce

  • Energy
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students drop rubber balls in order to observe and measure the effects of elasticity. They use graphs to make predictions for further trials.
  • Science
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will test and observe the bouncing properties of different types of balls (softball, basketball, golf ball, playground ball, volleyball, beach ball, ball of paper).
  • Science
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Cartesian Diver

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will build a Cartesian diver and discover how compression and changes in density cause the diver to mysteriously move up and down.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will examine how the Earth's land surface is affected by water in its different forms.
  • 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.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
Students will “mash up” an assigned product with one design influence from nature and present the product design to their peers using a free CAD software (such as Google Sketch).
  • Engineering
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Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will learn how waves, wind, water and glaciers all break rock and soil into smaller particles and move them around.
  • Science
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Fast Lane

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
In this activity, students will investigate how electricity and magnetism are closely related by building and testing their own electromagnets.
  • Science
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Fast Lane

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
In this activity, students will investigate how electricity and magnetism are closely related by building and testing their own electromagnets.
  • Science
.pdf

Floating on Air

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • 9–12
Level: 2
Students will investigate the relationship between friction and motion by building a simple hovercraft.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will examine and sketch various trace fossils from an unknown creature and then construct an image of the creature that they believe produced these fossils.
  • Science
.pdf
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will learn about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
  • Science
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Geronimo

  • Manufacturing
Grades:
  • K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will test the effectiveness of different parachute designs.
  • Engineering
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