User login


Search Results


Showing results (1 to 10 of 19)

  • Thumbnail
    Twin Cities Public Television
    Add to list Details
    In this engineering activity, learners design parachutes to give toy figures safe landings. This activity is great for practicing an important STEM skill--changing only one variable at a time.

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Twin Cities Public Television
    Add to list Details
    In this technology activity, learners light up the room with electrifying play dough creations. Learners use conductive and insulating homemade play dough to build simple circuits. Learners then...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
  • Thumbnail
    Twin Cities Public Television
    Add to list Details
    In this sports-themed engineering activity, learners create super bouncy balls out of balloons. Learners brainstorm, test their designs, and share results.

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 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
    Twin Cities Public Television
    Add to list Details
    In this engineering activity, learners design their own board games. Learners brainstorm the various components of board games, conduct research using well-known games, and then design and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
  • Thumbnail
    Twin Cities Public Television
    Add to list Details
    In this chemistry activity (page 1 of PDF SciGirls Activity: Milk Carton Boat), learners will create a blob of stretchable funny putty out of a water, borax, and glue mixture. Then, learners...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Twin Cities Public Television
    Add to list Details
    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Kites) is a full inquiry investigation into how a kite’s shape affects its performance. Groups of learners will select or construct...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
  • Thumbnail
    Twin Cities Public Television
    Add to list Details
    In this quick activity (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Extreme Sounds) about sound vibrations, learners will investigate which small objects, such as coins, hex nuts, or marbles,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Twin Cities Public Television
    Add to list Details
    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Lift Off) is a full inquiry investigation into the engineering challenges of sending scientific sensors into space. Groups of learners...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
  • Thumbnail
    Twin Cities Public Television
    Add to list Details
    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Luge) is a full inquiry-based challenge related to motion and design optimization. Groups of learners will use construction paper to...

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

Pages