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Attract a FishAdd to list Details
This outdoor activity/field trip requires a place where minnows swim, such as a local pond or brook.
Bean BugsAdd to list Details
In this outdoor biology and math activity, learners estimate the size of a population of organisms too numerous to count.
Quick Questions: Create a SurveyAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners will conduct an open-ended survey, and then organize and analyze results. What languages does everyone speak? What’s the most common? the least common?
Underwater ROVAdd to list Details
In this online Flash game, learners will explore a coral reef using an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV).
Pet HandednessAdd to list Details
This activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Pet Handedness) is a full inquiry investigation into whether pets show a preference for the left or right paw, or “handedness” like people.
Enhanced Water Taste Test
Learners conduct a "blind" taste-test of several types of enhanced or fitness water drinking water that has commercially added substances like vitamins, sugars, or herbs.
Growing Plants: Track Their GrowthAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners will be working with predictions with a time frame of one week, or longer. Start by planting seedlings.
In this activity, learners explore chemistry and the microbial world by making their own sourdough starter and bread at home using only flour and water.
Let's Count Humpback Whales: Environmental Effects on PopulationAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners use whale count data from the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary to compare whale counts in relation to environmental factors.
Coastal Erosion: Where's the Beach?Add to list Details
Learners use beach profile data from a local beach or online data from Ocean City, Maryland to investigate coastal erosion and sediment transport.
Catch & Release II: It's Catching On!Add to list Details
Throw that fish back? A new generation of ethical anglers concerned about conserving resources is participating in "catch and release" fishing. How is this going?
Starburst® GraphAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners use Starburst® candy to sort, classify, compare, and graph. Learners grab a handful of one-inch candy squares, sort them by color, graph the candy, and discuss the results.
Discovery Time: Birds
In this activity, young learners, (2 years and up) explore bird behavior and adaptations by providing a homemade bird feeder and observing birds.
Testing Falling Peanut Butter Sandwich MythAdd to list Details
In this activity related to rotational inertia (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Microgravity), learners will use a bit of scientific experimenting to test if open-faced peanut butter sandwi
Jump Like a FrogAdd to list Details
In this math activity, learners jump and measure how far they can jump on different surfaces using different jumping techniques.
Animals in a GrasslandAdd to list Details
In this outdoor, warm weather activity, learners use sweepnets to search a grassy area such as a large lawn or field, collecting small animals to find as many different kinds of animals as possible.
How Many In a MinuteAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners will keep track of how much they can do in one minute. Instructors can pick something everyone will do for a minute, such as jumping up and down or drawing stars.
Piles of Paper: Estimate Paper UseAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners keep track of how much paper the group uses in a week. Build awareness of paper waste, while strengthening measurement and estimation skills.
Let's Dew It!
From the Weather Watchers featured theme on the CYBERCHASE website. Learners will conduct experiments to discover how air temperature and humidity work together to make condensation, dew, and fog.
Endurance: How Many Can You Do in a Row?Add to list Details
Combine math and exercise with this activity. Learners count how many times in a row they can skip rope or throw and catch a ball.