# Search Results

Showing results (1 to 10 of 16)

• Twin Cities Public Television
This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into transfer of motion. Groups of learners will measure the length and circumference of their kicking legs and then takes turns...

Ages 8 - 14
• The Exploratorium
In this activity, learners use their hands as tools for indirect measurement. Learners explore how to use ratios to calculate the approximate height of something that can't be measured...

Ages 11 - 14
• The Exploratorium
In this math activity related to light, learners explore why a light, such as a candle or a streetlight, looks dimmer the farther away from it we get. The answer lies in the Inverse Square Law,...

Ages 11 - 18
• Lunar and Planetary Institute
In this activity, learners shrink the scale of the vast solar system to the size of their neighborhood. Learners are challenged to consider not only the traditional "planets," but also...

Ages 8 - 14
• Twin Cities Public Television
In this activity (page 1 of the PDF), learners will stand twelve feet apart swinging a rope at the slowest tempo possible while someone uses a stopwatch to record the number of twirls per minute....

Ages 8 - 14
• Twin Cities Public Television
In this health and fitness activity, learners focus on the importance of daily physical activity, specifically walking. Learners use a simple method to measure their stride lengths and then...

Ages 8 - 14
• Twin Cities Public Television
This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into observing, recording, and graphing animal behavior. Groups of learners will hold a “Rabbit Olympics,” observing pet rabbits...

Ages 8 - 14
• Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
In this online interactive challenge, learners choose items to represent the Earth or solar system, then determine other items to represent the Moon, or Milky Way based on their relative size. The...

Ages 8 - 18
• The Exploratorium
In this activity, learners use their feet to estimate distances. Learners calculate the distance of one step in centimeters by measuring 10 steps at a time to reduce measurement error. Learners can...

Ages 11 - 14
• The Exploratorium
In this activity, learners make a scale model of the Solar System and learn the real definition of "space." Learners use the online calculator to create an appropriate scale to use as a...

Ages 8 - 14