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    American Physical Society
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    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
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity about problem-solving, learners build a house for the Three Little Pigs using twenty straws and two index cards. Learners then use a fan to simulate a tornado and shake the table...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Physical Society
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    Learners experiment to see which colors of light will cause a phosphorescent (glow-in-the-dark) material to glow. Different colors of light have different wavelengths, and different amounts of...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this engineering activity (page 3 of PDF), young learners investigate how a pole can be made stable by “planting” its base in the ground or adding supports to the base. First, learners observe...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 30 to 45 minutes
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    Utah Education Network
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    In this math lesson, learners use inchworm measuring tools to measure the lengths of several objects in the room. Learners first read "Inch by Inch" by Leo Lionni and listen carefully for...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 6 45 to 60 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this engineering activity, young learners investigate multi-level buildings. Learners observe buildings in their neighborhood and then, using simple household materials, create their own multi...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 6 30 to 45 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners predict and simulate the likelihood of an event occurring. Using an inflatable globe of the earth, learners simulate where a UFO would impact with the surface of the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Museum of American History
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    In this activity, learners will use Google Sky to observe features of the night sky and share their observations. Learners partake in a "Telescope Treasure Hunt" as they look for...

    free Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    NCTM Illuminations
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    Using the story "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" by Mark Twain, learners simulate a jumping-frog contest and determine the distances "jumped." Learners record...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Utah Education Network
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    In this math lesson, learners follow step-by-step directions for making tangram pieces out of folded and torn paper. First, learners read "Grandfather Tang's Story" by Ann Tompert....

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

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