User login


Search Results


Showing results (1 to 10 of 29)

  • Thumbnail
    University of Washington
    Add to list Details
    Use this activity (13th activity on the page) to introduce learners to the sense of touch. Learners collect objects of varying textures like feathers, rocks, sand, etc. They glue the objects onto...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
    Add to list Details
    In this simple activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners make a crystal garden using salt, water, and a brick. This is a take-home version of the display Crystal Garden in the Nature of Matter unit...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 7 days
  • Thumbnail
    American Chemical Society
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, learners cut out a fish and then "paint" it using universal indicator and acids and bases. The initial coat of indicator changes the color of the paper (it will turn a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Science Museum of Minnesota
    Add to list Details
    From this How To slide show, you create an Audio Tape Bow that can play distorted audio sounds by running it across a tape head. Learners will open up cassette tapes and used tape players to see...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Science Museum of Minnesota
    Add to list Details
    Learn about friction and kinetic energy with this cool spinning toy. The designer of this activity, an artist named Vollis Simpson, made his whirligig from old beer cans, but we can make ours out...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Mount Holyoke College
    Add to list Details
    In this chemistry activity, learners use thin layer chromatography to determine the molecular composition of different markers. First, they use pure rubbing alcohol as the liquid phase, then...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
    Add to list Details
    In this experience, learners use the internet to research physical details about Chihuly's Fireworks of Glass "Tower" and "Ceiling" and consider the decisions Chihuly had...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
  • Thumbnail
    Mount Holyoke College
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, learners make a paper model of a polymer, then make Silly Putty, an actual polymer. For the model, learners make chains of paper dolls and color them in different ways to...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    The Exploratorium
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, learners repeat patterns in two and three dimensions to create tessellations. This activity is divided into four parts, in which learners practice tessellating with one shape, two...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
  • Thumbnail
    American Association for the Advancement of Science
    Add to list Details
    Learners estimate how many small triangles will fill a larger shape. Then they use a triangle stamp (or stencil made from a file folder) to fill the larger shape with triangles. This activity is...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes

Pages

Current filters


  • Query parameter - ;/smileItem/authorshipRights/sourceInstitutions/sourceInstitution - not supported

  • Query parameter - ;verb - not supported

  • Query parameter - ;facetSort - not supported

  • Query parameter - ;sourceInstitution - not supported

    • Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (remove)
  • Age Range

  • Preparation Time

  • Materials Cost

  • Informal Category