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    In this activity, learners use tangrams ( 7-piece puzzle tiles) to assemble a variety of shapes. Tangrams are ideal for improving spatial reasoning and geometry properties. Discuss the properties...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners compare the ancient Egyptian system of measurement, which was based on body lengths, to the customary and metric systems used today. Learners measure their height using...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners create a sound visualizer from common materials to help see the vibrations created by sound. Sounds from a tone generator make salt dance on a vibrating balloon membrane....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners create a gelatinous slime using guar gum powder and borax. Educators can use this simple activity to introduce learners to colloids. This activity page features a fun how...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Build a glider that uses the same physics as a curve ball, for less than a dime. This activity includes simple instructions on how to build a Magnus Glider out of two styrofoam cups, masking tape,...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Are balloons porous or non-porous? In this activity, learners watch an entertaining Mr. O video and conduct a simple experiment to find out. By placing spices and flavorings inside the balloon,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    With a laser pointer and some household items, learners can create their own laser light show. They can explore diffuse reflection, refraction and diffraction. The webpage includes a video which...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore geometry and spatial relationships as they figure out how to arrange tables for a party. Learners use six triangular cut-outs to represent the tables, which must...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore patterns and sequences as they observe fictional plant growth.

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    This experiment describes how to create a "dribble bottle" which only leaks water when the cap is unscrewed. The full water bottle has a small hole made with a push pin. The surface...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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