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Tiny TubesAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners make "totally tubular" forms of carbon. Learners use chicken wire to build macro models of carbon nanotubes.
The Electric SqueezeAdd to list Details
In this activity/demo about piezoelectricity, learners discover how some crystals produce electricity when squeezed.
In this environmental science activity, learners research what is essential for plant life and the necessary components of soil to support plants.
The Carbon Cycle and its Role in Climate Change: Activity 3Add to list Details
In this activity, learners explore the human influences on the carbon cycle and examine how fossil fuels release carbon.
Forms of CarbonAdd to list Details
In this activity, educators can demonstrate how the nanoscale arrangement of atoms dramatically impacts a material’s macroscale behavior.
Carbon Dioxide RemovalAdd to list Details
In this experiment using sprigs of Elodea, learners will observe a natural process that removes carbon dioxide (CO2) from Earth's atmosphere.
Harvesting Chemicals from a Battery
In this activity, learners take apart a used zinc-carbon dry cell battery.
The Carbon Cycle and its Role in Climate Change: Activity 1Add to list Details
In this activity (on page 1), learners role play as atoms to explore how atoms can be rearranged to make different materials.
Column ChromatographyAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners separate the components of Gatorade using a home-made affinity column.
The Carbon Cycle and its Role in Climate Change: Activity 2Add to list Details
In this activity (on page 7), learners explore the meaning of a "carbon sink." Using simple props, learners and/or an educator demonstrate how plants act as carbon sinks and how greenhouse gases cause
The Carbon Cycle Game
In this activity, learners take on the role of a carbon atom and record which reservoirs in the carbon cycle they visit.
The Carbon Cycle: How It WorksAdd to list Details
In this game, learners walk through an imaginary Carbon Cycle and explore the ways in which carbon is stored in reservoirs and the processes that transport the carbon atom from one location to another
Carbon ConfigurationsAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners use geometry to predict the shape of carbon. Learners twist and attach chenille stem pieces that represent bonds between different carbon atoms.
This simple and engaging astronomy activity explains nuclear fusion and how radiation is generated by stars, using marshmallows as a model.
The Carbon Cycle: Carbon TrackerAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners play NOAA's Carbon Tracker game and discover ways to keep track of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the world.
Energy Choices Board Game
This board game teaches learners about energy decision making. Players select cards that determine the transportation and home design that will influence their expenses as they play.
Atomic MobileAdd to list Details
Learners make a mobile model of a carbon atom using clay, wire, and pipe cleaners.
Finding the Carbon in Sugar
In this activity about combustion and energy, learners observe a burning candle in a sealed jar and the burning of white sugar.
Balloon Nanotubes TabletopAdd to list Details
This activity introduces learners to the structure and properties of carbon nanotubes.
This is a quick activity (on page 2 of the PDF under Hockey Sticks Activity) about how the arrangement of carbon atoms determines carbon's different properties.