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Title SummaryGrade Educational StandardsTime Group Size Cost/Grp
Gone with the Wind - Sail Cars!
Full Design Badge
Students explore the use of wind power in the design, construction and testing of "sail cars," which, in this case, are little wheeled carts with masts and sails that are powered by the moving air gen...
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5 (4-6)CO:
Science (2009)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
2 hrs 2 US$ 1.00
Good News – We're on the Rise!
Partial Design Badge
Students build and observe a simple aneroid barometer to learn about changes in barometric pressure and weather forecasting.5 (4-6)CO:
Science (2009)
Math (2009)
CCSS:
Math (2010)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
50 mins4 US$ 2.50
The Good, the Bad and the Electromagnet
Using plastic straws, wire, batteries and iron nails, student teams build and test two versions of electromagnets—one with and one without an iron nail at its core. They test each magnet's ability p...
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5 (5-8)CCSS:
Math (2010)
FL:
Science (2008)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
1 hr 3 0.00
Got Energy? Spinning a Food Web
Students learn about energy flow in food webs, including the roles of the sun, producers, consumers and decomposers in the energy cycle. They model a food web and create diagrams of food webs using th...
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4 (3-5)CO:
Science (2009)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
50 mins8 US$ 1.00
GPS Art
Students design their own logo or picture and use a handheld GPS receiver to map it out. They write out a word or graphic on a field or playground, walk the path, and log GPS data. The results display their "art" on their GPS receiver screen.8 (7-9)CO:
Science (2009)
Math (2009)
CCSS:
Math (2010)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
35 mins2 US$ 0.00
GPS Receiver Basics
Students familiarize themselves — through trial and error — with the basics of GPS receiver operation. They view a receiver's satellite visibility screen as they walk in various directions and mon...
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8 (7-9)CO:
Science (2009)
Math (2009)
CCSS:
Math (2010)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
40 mins2 US$ 0.00
GPS Scavenger Hunt
Students go on a GPS scavenger hunt. They use GPS receivers to find designated waypoints and report back on what they found. They compute distances between waypoints based on the latitude and longitude, and compare with the distance the receiver finds.8 (7-9)CO:
Science (2009)
Math (2009)
CCSS:
Math (2010)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
35 mins2 US$ 0.00
Grading Congestion
Students construct a model roadway with congestion and apply their knowledge of level of service (LOS) to assign a grade to the road conditions. The roadway is simply a track outlined with cones or ro...
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7 (6-8)CCSS:
Math (2010)
FL:
Science (2008)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
1 hr 28 US$ 5.00
Graphing the Rainbow
Students are introduced to different ways of displaying visual spectra, including colored "barcode" spectra, like those produced by a diffraction grating, and line plots displaying intensity versus co...
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8 (7-9)CO:
Science (2009)
CCSS:
Math (2010)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
30 mins1 US$ 0.00
Graphing the Spread of Disease
Students simulate disease transmission by collecting data based on their proximity to other students. One option for measuring proximity is by having Bluetooth devices "discover" each other. After dat...
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11 (9-12)CCSS:
Math (2010)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NCTM:
Math (2000)
NSES:
Science (1995)
NE:
Science (2010)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
1 hr 30 mins3 US$ 0.00
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