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• American Physical Society
Learners shine the light of a laser pointer through sheets of fabric that all have a different number of threads per inch. By looking at the patterns created, learners calculate the wavelength of...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
• Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
In this math-based activity, learners will experiment to find how height and angle affect spatter and then use this knowledge to solve a crime. This activity includes a number of optional...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• PBS
In this math activity, learners read "The Button Box" by Margarette S. Reid and then make their own button boxes filled with different buttons. Learners count and classify the buttons and...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 6 - 8 1 to 2 hours
• Utah Education Network
In this math lesson, learners explore the concept of using units to measure length. Learners first read "How Big is a Foot" by Rolf Myller and learn about units. Then, learners visit four...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 4 - 6 45 to 60 minutes
• Children's Museum of Indianapolis
In this three/four-day lesson, learners calculate perimeters and areas and draw the castle plan to scale. They develop a timeline outlining the construction of a castle and build catapults, a...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
• WGBH
In this water activity, learners build boats that float and sink. First, learners listen to the book, "Who Sank the Boat" and practice making predictions throughout the story. Then,...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 4 - 6 45 to 60 minutes
• Children's Museum of Indianapolis
In this three-day lesson, learners identify two-dimensional shapes used in castle construction, create a castle collage using assorted shapes, and design tapestries using repeated patterns of color...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 4 - 8 1 to 7 days
• PBS
In this math lesson, learners are introduced to proportional reasoning through modeling, sharing, and questioning techniques. After reading "Oliver's Fruit Salad," learners work...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
• PBS
In this math lesson, learners record and graph plant growth and interpret data. Learners plant seeds, and once the seeds sprout, record the change in height of the plants for several days. They...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 4 weeks
• American Physical Society
Learners experiment with water gel crystals, or sodium polyacrylate crystals, which absorb hundreds of times their weight in water. When in pure water, the water gel crystals cannot be seen....

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes