Grade Suggestions: K, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6
Explore air and vacuum and the concepts of high air pressure and low air pressure and systems seeking a balance between different air pressures.
Grade Suggestions: K-5
Learn how science is used to help solve crimes. You will discover how scientists use observations and comparisons of different types of physical evident to come to a logical conclusion.
Grade Suggestions: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
This kit is designed to acquaint kids with two things scientist and engineers do on a regular basis: (1) collect data, then (2) analyze it. This is done via three activities: (1) button sorting/classification (2) speed measurements using Hot Wheels, and (3) length measurement of students' shoes/feet.
Grade Suggestions: K, 1, 2, 3, 5
Explore the concepts of force, work, energy, and velocity and how they change in microgravity. Activities include toys that were actually taken into space on various space shuttle missions.
Grade Suggestions: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Investigate the renewable energy of wind! Experiment with table top turbines using the Scientific Method, investigating how shape, pitch, and number of blades can affect your energy output.
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