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In this activity, learners work with an adult to build a rocket and launcher out of a plastic 2-liter bottle, flexible plastic hose, plastic tubing, toilet paper tube, and duct tape.
Lifting with Levers!
In this fun hands-on activity learners explore a simple machine: the lever. What happens to a load when you multiply the length of a lever? Find out here!
Build Your Own Wind Turbine
Learners construct an electricity-generating wind turbine out of a plastic bottle.
Batter Up!Add to list Details
This activity (on page 3 of the PDF under GPS: Baseball Activity) is a full inquiry investigation into how "bounciness" relates to the distance a ball will fly when hit off a batting tee.
Find the FatAdd to list Details
Fat is a very important component in our diet. It's the most efficient source of energy in our bodies, and plays an important role in the flavor of foods.
In this two part activity, learners become draft detectives by constructing their own draft catchers to detect drafts around windows or doors.
Marble GameAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners construct a simple game to test their hand-eye coordination and steadiness of hand.
Solar StructuresAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners explore how the power of the sun can be harnessed to heat and cool a building.
Working with Wind EnergyAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners explore how wind energy can be generated on both a large and small scale.
Plugged in to CO2
In this activity, learners investigate various appliances and electronics, discovering how much energy each uses and how much carbon dioxide (CO2) is released to produce that energy.
Electric Paddle BoatAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners build an electric two-paddle boat using paint paddles, plastic knives, and empty water bottles.
This activity (on pages 16-23) lets learners measure each other's vital signs—the signs that help doctors understand what's going on in a patient body.
Earth's Energy Cycle: Albedo
In this activity, learners experiment and observe how the color of materials that cover the Earth affects the amounts of sunlight our planet absorbs.
Going for a Spin: Making a Model Steam Turbine
In this activity, learners explore how various energy sources can be used to cause a turbine to rotate.
Build Your Own Robot Arm
In this lesson, learners develop a robot arm using common materials. Learners explore design, construction, and teamwork, as well as materials selection and use.
Mega BounceAdd to list Details
In this outdoor activity (on page 2 of the PDF under GPS: Baseball Activity), learners will investigate the transfer of energy using sports equipment.
CatapultAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners construct their own small catapults using simple materials. Learners follow visual instructions to build their launching device.
In this activity, learners are challenged to design and construct a windmill to harness the power of wind.
Super BounceAdd to list Details
In this activity (on page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Soccer Ball Kick), learners will investigate the transfer of energy using sports equipment.
In this chemistry lab activity, learners model the colors of fireworks by burning metallic solutions in a flame and observing the different colors produced.