User login


Search Results


Showing results (41 to 50 of 165)

  • Thumbnail
    The Exploratorium
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, a spinning bicycle wheel resists efforts to tilt it and point the axle in a new direction. Learners use the bicycle wheel like a giant gyroscope to explore angular momentum and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    COSI
    Add to list Details
    In this physics activity (page 3 of the PDF), learners will move a load using a lever of each of the 3 classes. They will explore the differences between these classes and which are more effective....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    The Exploratorium
    Add to list Details
    In this activity related to magnetism and electricity, learners discover that a magnet falls more slowly through a metallic tube than it does through a nonmetallic tube. Use this activity to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    The Exploratorium
    Add to list Details
    Get all wrapped up in a lesson about skin! In this activity, learners measure and calculate the approximate surface area of skin on someone's body as well as the amount of atmospheric force...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    American Physical Society
    Add to list Details
    Learners build a pendulum from a yo-yo, and then design their own experiment to determine what affects the pendulum's period of swing. They can alter the mass of the yo-yo by adding play dough...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    The Exploratorium
    Add to list Details
    If a sailboat is stranded because there is no wind, is it possible to set up a fan on deck and blow wind into the sail to make the boat move? In this activity, learners explore this classic physics...

    Over $20 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
  • Thumbnail
    COSI
    Add to list Details
    In this physics activity, learners will build their own parachutes out of tissue paper. They will explore the effects of weight, height, and design on the parachutes' speed and stability. This...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
    Add to list Details
    Learners build a simple hovercraft using air from a balloon to levitate a craft made from a compact disc (CD). They learn that a bed of air under an object significantly reduces the friction as it...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    The Exploratorium
    Add to list Details
    In this activity and demonstration about electricity and magnetism, learners observe how the current generated when one copper coil swings through a magnetic field starts a second coil swinging....

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    The Exploratorium
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, learners make a simple spring-like scale using a rubber band instead of a spring, and calibrate the scale in newtons (N). Learners will gain an understanding of and familiarity...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes

Pages

Current filters


Narrow your search