# Employee Led Student Activities

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## Rain Maker

• Energy
• 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

## 3D Printing Robots

• IT
• 9–12
Level: 3
Students will investigate the application of 3D printing to space technology.
• Math
• Science
• Technology

## It's a Secret!

• IT
• K–5
Level: 4
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of how sound waves travel through different media by building a sound transmission device.
• Science

## Bouncing Properties

• Energy
• 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

## Splendid Soil

• Energy
• K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of the physical characteristics and absorption of types of materials that make up soil.
• Science

## Stacking Cups

• IT
• 9–12
Level: 3
Students will work in small groups to stack Solo cups vs. Styrofoam cups to see how many of each it takes for the two stacks to be equal. Students will then derive a system of linear equations to model the scenario of the two stacks of cups.
• Math

## Bottle Music

• Manufacturing
• 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

## Keepin it Cool

• Energy
• K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will gain an understanding of the engineering design process by designing and observing different containers that slow down the process of heat transfer.
• Engineering

## Swarm!

• Manufacturing
• 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

## Sending Secret Messages

• IT
• K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, students explore how sound waves travel through various materials.
• Science

## Sonar

• IT
• K–5
Level: 3
In this activity, teachers will create a mysterious topography using small boxes inside a copy paper box.
• Science

## Wacky Water

• Manufacturing
• K–5
Level: 1
In this activity, students will explore similarities and differences among liquids helps to build foundational ideas of matter and molecular structure.
• Science

## Play Ball

• Manufacturing
• K–5
Level: 2
In this activity, students drop rubber balls in order to observe and measure the effects of elasticity.
• Technology

## Can You Hear Me Now?

• Energy
• K–5
Level: 3
In this activity students will experiment with how far sound travels naturally, as compared to how far it travels with satellite amplification.
• Science

## What's Inside an Element

• Manufacturing