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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    In this inquiry-based learning activity, learners design, build, and test their own ramps. They are introduced to a variety of materials and explore putting them together. They also create plans...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    Sciencenter
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    In this two part activity, learners become draft detectives by constructing their own draft catchers to detect drafts around windows or doors. Next, they make draft stoppers to reduce air flow and...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this nanoscience activity, learners discover that it's easy to pour water out of a regular-sized cup, but not out of a miniature cup. They learn that size can affect the way materials like...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners experiment with a commercially available liquid-crystal coaster. They warm the material with their hands for varying lengths of time and observe the changing colors that result. As the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Iridescent
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    In this engineering design challenge, learners make a bubble maze that allows bubbles to move through a series of “on” and “off” switches. As learners work their way through the design process,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners find out why some mineral sunblock rubs in clear. Learners compare nano and non-nano sunblocks and discover how particle size affects visibility.

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this "Sid the Science Kid" activity, learners observe how plants change as they grow. Learners examine the effects of growth by measuring and recording changes in plants over days and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 1 to 4 weeks
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    Kohl Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners explore properties of water and watch evaporation happen by "painting" with water in the sun. On a sunny day, learners use a variety of painting tools (brushes,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    In this activity (located on page 10 of the PDF), learners explore the properties of spraying and dripping water, while making art. Learners discover that they can use various tools to create...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    NEON, Inc.
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    In this activity, learners create colorful bead bracelets to wear outside while searching for matching colors in plants. Learners will be surprised by the variety of colors in nature. This activity...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes

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