User login


Search Results


Showing results (11 to 17 of 17)

  • Thumbnail
    NISE Network
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, educators can demonstrate how the nanoscale arrangement of atoms dramatically impacts a material’s macroscale behavior. Learners investigate the structure and properties of four...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, learners use pop-beads to understand the characteristics and properties of polymer chains. Learners discover how cross-linked polymers behave differently than non-cross-linked...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 14 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    The Exploratorium
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, PVC pipe, plastic water bottles and vinyl tubing are used to make a simple working toilet model. The model shows the role of a siphon in the flushing of a toilet. Educators can...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18
  • Thumbnail
    National Optical Astronomy Observatory
    Add to list Details
    This is a classic exercise for visualizing the scale of the Solar System. Both the relative size and spacing of the planets are demonstrated in this outdoor exercise, using a mere peppercorn to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, learners use a simple 3D model to discover why the Moon has phases. This activity is a very rewarding "ah-ha!" moment for learners since it helps to correct one of the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    New York Hall of Science
    Add to list Details
    Build a catapult that transforms the potential energy of a twisted rubber band into kinetic energy. Experiment with design variations so that you can hit a target with a projectile.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
    Add to list Details
    This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity lets learners build a scale model of the universe with little more than adding machine tape. Learners are often surprised to find how empty the outer...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - adult 45 to 60 minutes

Pages

Current filters


  • Query parameter - /smileItem/authorshipRights/sourceInstitutions/sourceInstitution - not supported

  • Query parameter - verb - not supported

  • Informal Category

  • Age Range

  • Resource Type