Showing results 1 to 18 of 18
In this Cyberchase activity, use grid coordinates to share secret pictures with a friend. Color squares of a grid to make a picture (like a smiley face) that you keep hidden from the other person.
In this optics activity, learners create flip books by drawing an image like an eye opening and closing on 24 small pages of paper.
Learners can program a compass to draw a circle by itself using a Pico Cricket, some Legos, and lots of tape! Pico Cricket is required.
The Drawing Board consists of a marking pen that remains stationary and a platform that swings beneath the pen, acting as a pendulum.
Learners compare a life-size drawing of a Tyrannosaurus rex head and a full-size Sinornithosaurus body to understand that dinosaurs varied in size.
In this activity, learners discover how artists start with a skeleton and turn it into a realistic drawing of a dinosaur.
In this activity, learners construct drawing machines using a cup, some markers, and a battery pack. The markers act as "legs" for the machine, making a drawing that records as it moves.
In this activity, learners construct drawing machines using a cup, some markers, and a cricket to control the movement. A programmed LEGO RCX or Cricket is required for this high-tech version.
In this math activity, learners create symmetrical designs for paper models of special blouses known as huipiles.
This mirror-tracing activity related to proprioception is a visual and motor test that involves learning a new motor skill.
Learners draw and describe a leaf, and then re-find leaves drawn and described by other learners. Learners can observe leaves outside, or leaves may be brought into the classroom.
In this activity, learners observe the moon each night for a month and draw their observations in a Moon Watch Log.
Learners draw pictures of how they envision scientists. By comparing and discussing the features in their pictures, they can discover common thoughts and stereotypes about scientists.
In this activity, learners manipulate film to create homemade movies. Scratch Film, also known as Direct Animation, is the process of drawing and scratching designs directly onto film.
Ivy Rutzky, a scientific assistant at the American Museum of Natural History, introduces an activity where learners create a scientific illustration of a monarch butterfly.
In this family or group activity, learners create a nature journal by visiting a local nature center or backyard, observing creatures in their natural habitats, and sketching what they see.
This is an activity (located on page 3 of PDF under Nasturtium Leaves Activity) about surface tension.