User login


Search Results


Showing results (1 to 6 of 6)

  • Thumbnail
    University of Nebraska State Museum
    Add to list Details
    In this activity (on pages 18-28), learners explore how the shape of seeds affects how they are dispersed by wind, birds, ocean currents and other means. Learners make predictions about seeds'...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
  • Thumbnail
    University of Nebraska State Museum
    Add to list Details
    In this activity (on pages 10-15), learners investigate starch in human diets and how plants make starch (carbohydrates) to use as their food source. Testing with a dropper of iodine in Part One,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    University of Utah
    Add to list Details
    Learners mark their traits for tongue rolling, PTC tasting (a harmless, bitter chemical), and earlobe attachment on tree leaf cut-outs. They then place their leaves on a large tree with branches,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    WGBH
    Add to list Details
    In this fascinating and fun experiment, learners use chemistry to identify a mystery powder and to solve a "crime," a process similar to that used by real forensic scientists. Learners...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Twin Cities Public Television
    Add to list Details
    In this engineering activity, learners explore simple machines and then build cardboard automata using cams. Learners are also challenged to build a complex machine--a moving sculpture that tells a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
  • Thumbnail
    NSBRI
    Add to list Details
    In this activity related to indoor air pollution, learners build take-home dust catchers with wax paper and petroleum jelly. After a set monitoring period, learners conduct representative particle...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours