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Whale Communication Hide and Seek
In this activity, learners pretend that they are orcas and search for their "pods" using Morse code.
Make a Totem Pole
In this activity (on page 2 of PDF), learners make their own totem poles out of recycled materials.
Exploring Strange New WorldsAdd to list Details
This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity lets learners explore model planets (that they or an educator will create), using methods NASA scientists use to explore our Solar System.
In this outdoor activity, learners investigate ant behavior by testing ant feeding reactions to different types of food.
Poking Around: Having Students Experience the Real Process of Science
Using indirect methods, learners determine the shape and size of a piece of carpet hidden under a piece of plywood.
Electric Messages: Then and Now
In this activity, learners explore electronic communication, the Morse Code system, and advances all the way through text messaging. Learners build a simple circuit, send messages to one another.
This activity (page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Horse Ears) is a full inquiry investigation into animal behavior and communication.
Caller ID: The Frog - and Toad! - Mating Game
This activity is a sensory experience that recreates the sounds of a pond at night.
Social Fireflies: Pico "Firefly" Communication
Make two firefly lanterns, then program them to blink to one another and change colors.
Peanut Butter and Jelly RobotAdd to list Details
This is an activity about robotics programming. Learners will discover how precise programmers have to be as they instruct a friend to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
Hieroglyph HolidayAdd to list Details
In this activity about archaeology, learners will explore different Egyptian hieroglyphs and recognize their meanings and uses.
Teams of learners use a series of stick figures made from pipe cleaners to model a dance routine. Then, they use this model to communicate to another learner who performs the dance routine.
Wolf SurvivalAdd to list Details
In this activity, some learners pretend to be wolves, while the other learners pretend to be the prey of the wolf. The goal of the simulation is to have the wolves work together to survive.
Buzz Lightyear Connect It!: Flight Path Activity
In this activity, "space cadets" (learners) use writing and sequencing skills in addition to directional words/ordered pairs to guide Buzz Lightyear (from the movie "Toy Story") through a grid to reac
Animal Guess Who
In this game, learners take turns guessing toy animals from around their house based on the toy's characteristics.
Translating an Alien MessageAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners work together to interpret an "alien message." The group pretends that this is the only message from an imaginary civilization, so there is no "key" and thus no "correct" wa
Read Without Seeing
Learners write a message in Braille using beans to form the patterns of dots. Learners glue beans in place, and then challenge another learner to read the message.
In this card game, learners make two sets of three cards that are alike. Learners must justify to the rest of the players why the three cards belong in each set.
ROV RacesAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners will work together to create a program to navigate a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) through an obstacle course.
Wolf PosturesAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners investigate how wolves communicate with each other through different body postures.