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Why Doesn’t the Ocean Freeze?Add to list Details
In this activity, learners explore how salt water freezes in comparison to fresh water.
Animal Anti-FreezeAdd to list Details
In this outdoor winter activity, learners search for and create hibernation sites that will protect gelatin "animals" from freezing.
Polar Bear Glove
In this activity, learners will explore how animal in cold areas stay warm.
AcornsAdd to list Details
In this outdoor game, learners play the roles of gray or red squirrels gathering and storing a supply of food in "fall" and recovering enough of them to survive the "winter." Learners carry bags repre
Reason for the Seasons
In this activity (on page 6 of the PDF), learners plot the path of the sun's apparent movement across the sky on two days, with the second day occurring two or three months after the first.
We all Scream for Ice Cream
In this activity, learners observe how salinity affects the freezing point of water by making and enjoying ice cream.
How Animals Stay WarmAdd to list Details
In this quick activity, learners explore how blubber protects animals from the cold by making a "blubber mitt." Using cooking shortening, two zip-top sandwich bags, and duct tape, learners simulate bl
Liquid Crystal Thermometers
In this activity, learners explore liquid crystal thermometers to observe how heat flows by conduction, convection, radiation, and evaporation.
WintergreenAdd to list Details
In this outdoor, winter activity, learners find living green plants under the snow and determine the light and temperature conditions around the plants.