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Title SummaryGrade Educational StandardsTime Group Size Cost/Grp
What's Down There?
During this activity, students learn how oil is formed and where in the Earth we find it. Students take a core sample to look for oil in a model of the Earth. They analyze their sample and make an i...
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4 (3-5)CO:
Science (2009)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
50 mins3 US$ 1.00
What's Gotten Into You?
Partial Design Badge
In this activity, students use models to investigate the process and consequences of water contamination on the land, groundwater, and plants. This is a good introduction to building water filters found in the associated activity, The Dirty Water Project.4 (3-5)CO:
Science (2009)
Math (2009)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
1 hr 35 mins3 US$ 2.00
What's Hiding in the Air?
Students develop an understanding of the effects of invisible air pollutants with a rubber band and hanger air test and a bean plant experiment. They also learn about methods of reducing invisible air pollutants.6 (4-6)CO:
Science (2009)
CCSS:
Math (2010)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
1 hr 3 US$ 1.00
What's the Conductivity of Gatorade?
Students use conductivity meters to measure various salt and water solutions, as indicated by the number of LEDs (light emitting diodes) that illuminate on the meter. Students create calibration curve...
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10 (8-12)CCSS:
Math (2010)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NY:
Science (1996)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
45 mins3 US$ 5.00
What's the Problem?
Partial Design Badge
Students learn of the impending asteroid impact scenario, form teams and begin to study the situation in depth. A simple in-class simulation shows them the potential for destruction and disaster. They...
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7 (6-8)CO:
Science (1995)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
45 mins3 0.00
What's with All the Pressure?
Students learn how to take blood pressure by observing a teacher demonstration and then practicing on fellow classmates in small groups. Once the hands-on component of this activity is completed, the ...
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11 (9-12)ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
TN:
Science (2001)
Science (2009)
45 mins3 US$ 0.00
What's Wrong with the Coordinates at the North Pole?
Students complete a self-guided exercise in worksheet format combined with Google Earth that helps them explore practical and observable differences between different projection and coordinate systems. The activity improves their skills in using various Google Earth features.8 (7-9)ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
TX:
Science (2010)
Math (2006)
1 hr 30 mins1 US$ 0.00
Wheeling It In!
Partial Design Badge
In this open-ended design activity, students use everyday materials—milk cartons, water bottles, pencils, straws, candy—to build small-scale transportation devices. They incorporate the use two si...
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4 (3-5)CO:
Math (2009)
CCSS:
Math (2010)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
50 mins2 US$ 2.00
When Silicon Talks
In the first half of this two-part activity, students practice solving problems involving refraction using the index of refraction and Snell's law equations; they mathematically solve for precise angl...
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11 (10-12)ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
TN:
Science (2009)
1 hr 10 mins3 US$ 7.00
Where Are the Plastics Near Me? (Field Trip)
Through an adult-led field trip, students organized into investigation teams catalogue the incidence of plastic debris in different environments. They investigate these plastics according to their typ...
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8 (7-9)CCSS:
Math (2010)
ITEEA:
Technology (2000)
NGSS:
Science (2013)
TX:
Science (1997)
Science (2010)
3 hrs 3 US$ 5.00
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