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In this activity, learners create a simple “top” from a CD, marble and bottle cap, and use it as a spinning platform for a variety of illusion-generating patterns.
In this activity learners create patterns of hair beads.
Learners trace, cut out and fly a boomerang, outdoors or in a large indoor space.
In this activity (on page 2), pairs of learners create an imaginary crime scene. One person leaves the room while the other person moves a few things around.
In this outdoor art/environmental activity, learners create designs that will attract attention to animals and plants in particular habitats, and then test whether their designs attracted the "right"
In this activity, learners practice counting and multiplication as they figure out how many animal body parts they have to examine as "Dr. Vet."
Create a “Find Someone” list, with about 10 items, each containing a shape, number, or measurement. Can you find someone in the group with hair about 4 inches long? Someone wearing parallel lines?
In this activity, learners will engineer a new shape and use it to create a new pattern with no wasted space.
This activity gets learners looking at 6-sided shapes in nature, including the cells of a beehive, as well as other shapes.
In this online activity, learners can test their skills at finding constellations in the northern hemisphere's night sky.
This activity (on page 3 of the PDF) has learners create models of butterfly wings.
This activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Forensics) is a full inquiry investigation into how hairs from a crime scene are matched to suspects.
In this math lesson, learners arrange pattern blocks to create tessellations and to explore geometric patterns. Learners first explore making patterns with a variety of pattern blocks.
In this activity about magnetism (page 15 of the PDF), learners will explore how opposite and similar magnetic poles affect a swinging (pendulum) magnet.
In this math activity, learners use cubes to calculate how many blocks it would take to build stairways with different heights.
In this activity, learners repeat patterns in two and three dimensions to create tessellations.
In this activity, learners combine counting, area and perimeter concepts as they prepare the seating arrangement for a family reunion dinner.
In this activity, learners examine their fingerprints and learn that they can be categorized by shape, but each fingerprint is unique.
In this hands-on activity, learners build their own kaleidoscopes and explore how light can reflect of off surfaces such as mirrors, to produce beautiful patterns.