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Goodness Gracious! Great Balls of Gluten!Add to list Details
This is an activity about a very important ingredient in most baked goods - gluten! Why is gluten so important? Without it, there would be nothing to hold the gas that makes bread rise.
Better Hair Through ChemistryAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners hook up a hair to a lever system and create a hair hygrometer to measure changes in humidity.
Wheat Evolution: Sedimentation Testing
In this activity (Page 30 of PDF), learners investigate the evolution of wheat by conducting sedimentation tests on different flours.
In this chemistry challenge, learners identify which plants have the enzyme "catalase" that breaks hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen.
Secret CodonAdd to list Details
In this activity, "write" a secret message in genetic code as beads on a string.
DNA ExtractionAdd to list Details
Learners use a simple process to extract DNA from strawberries.
In this activity, learners mix milk, vinegar, baking soda, and water to create sticky glue. Use this activity to explain how engineers develop and evaluate new materials and products.
Evolution in Plane SightAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners model directed evolution by making paper fly. Learners construct and fly paper airplanes.
In this activity (page 32 of PDF), learners investigate the nutritional needs of healthy bones and muscles.
Science Cooks!Add to list Details
In this health, cooking, and math activity, learners explore nutrition and examine nutrition labels.
Plastic Milk: You can make plastic from milkAdd to list Details
In this activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners make a plastic protein polymer from milk. Adding vinegar to milk causes the protein casein to solidify or curdle.
Investigating the Uses of Backyard BacteriaAdd to list Details
The purpose of this lab is to recognize that the answers to some of society's industrial challenges may lie right in our own backyards.
What's Your Blood Type?Add to list Details
In this activity, learners perform a simulated blood test procedure.
Breakfast ProteinsAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners construct a cereal chain as a model of how proteins are made in the cell.
Urine the Know
In this activity on page 5 of the PDF, learners compare water with artificial urine to see how urinalysis works. Learners use urinalysis test strips to test for glucose and protein in the fake urine.
Life Size: Line 'em up!Add to list Details
In this activity on page 1 of the PDF, learners compare the relative sizes of biological objects (like DNA and bacteria) that can't be seen by the naked eye.
There's Always Room For JELL-OAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners cut wells in JELL-O© and load the wells with different detergent solutions.
No It's SnotAdd to list Details
In this health activity (on page 3 of the PDF), learners will learn about the body‘s defenses against invasion from tiny particles.
Bone BasicsAdd to list Details
This is an activity (on page 2 of the PDF under Bone Regrowth Activity) about the two main components of bone - collagen and minerals (like calcium) - and how they each contribute to its flexibility a
Magic Colored MilkAdd to list Details
In this chemistry activity (page 5 of the PDF), learners will use milk and a few other basic ingredients to create a chemical change to make a color wheel.