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Soup Can DerbyAdd to list Details
In this activity (on page 2 of PDF under GPS: Roller Coaster Design Activity), learners will use food cans of many different properties (sizes, shapes, and weights) and set two cans on their sides at
Separation AnxietyAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners discover the primary physical properties used to separate pure substances from mixtures.
In this activity (on pages 18-29) learners explore the impact of the March 24, 1989 oil spill in Alaska caused by the Exxon Valdez tanker.
Composite MaterialsAdd to list Details
This is an activity (located on page 3 of PDF under Hockey Sticks Activity) about composites, materials made of 2 or more different components.
Biodiversity of FeetAdd to list Details
This activity (on page 3 of the PDF under GPS: Biodiversity Activity) is a full inquiry investigation into biodiversity.
Uplifting Force: Buoyancy & Density
In this investigation, learners explore the force known as buoyancy by placing various objects into water and observing how they behave (for example, which sink more quickly, which float, how much wat
Milli's Super Sorting ChallengeAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners separate materials based on their special properties to mimic the way recyclables are sorted at recycling centers.
Physical ChangeAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners use heat to separate zinc and copper in a penny. This experiment demonstrates physical properties and how physical change (phase change) can be used to separate matter.
Sink or Swim?Add to list Details
In this activity, learners identify different plastics in a mystery bag. Learners discover that plastics are classified #1 through #7.
Density IntensityAdd to list Details
In this activity on page 12 of the PDF (Rethinking the 3 R’s: It’s Easy to be Green), learners examine how recyclable materials are separated by various properties at recycling centers.