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Insight STEM Saturdays


Created by GFSEducation, last updated 2015-11-13


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The Parachuting Egg

The Egg Drop is interesting but the link leads to several other activities from NASA and a few of those looked interesting too.

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Make a "Mummy"

Looks like starting the mummification process shouldn't take too long and then you can check on it a couple times to watch it progress over a few weeks.

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DNA Extraction: Look at your genes!

you can use almost the same materials to extract Strawberry DNA

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Shake it up with Seismographs!

combine with liquefaction experiment?

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Density Rainbow and the Great Viscosity Race

see also: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/density-tower-magic-with-science

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Make Your Own Soda Pop

mix it 1 week and check on it the next

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Lava Layering: Making and Mapping a Volcano

underwater volcano: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/volcano-in-a-cup-erupting-wax

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Balloon Kebabs

see also: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/leak-proof-bag

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Bird Beak Buffet

We did this for Darwin Day last year and it was pretty popular

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The Great Fossil Find

We already have the skeleton puzzles from Darwin Day (or Earth Day)

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Wheat Evolution: Sedimentation Testing

Could be combined with the other wheat evolution activity

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Composting

Could be an ongoing activity

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How We Know What The Dinosaurs Looked Like: How Fossils Were Formed

We could also do this: http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Fossil-Out-of-a-Sponge for this one.

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