Sixth graders work in pairs to build an electromagnet. Then, they brainstorm ideas on how to create a stronger electromagnet. They be given time to investigate, design, and experiment.
6th Technology & Engineering 5 Views 17 Downloads
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Did you realize the visible light spectrum is less than three percent of the electromagnetic spectrum? A hands-onlesson includes five activities and experiments for scholars to explore and discover many advanced science concepts. They...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Hands-On Engineering Challenges to Bolster Your Electricity, Sound, and Force Units
Need some activities to go along with your unit? A collection of hands-on activities from PBS offers opportunities to add to your electricity, sound, and force units. The electricity activities revolve around building a pinball-type...
6th - 8th Technology & Engineering
New Review Biological Oceanographic Investigations – Call to Arms
How many simple machines does it take to make a robotic arm? An inquiry-based lesson explores that topic and challenges pupils to build a robotic arm that can stretch, turn, and more. A few questions help guide them in the right...
5th - 6th Science
Radio Reception and Transmission
After reading about radio transmission, application, and the difference between AM and FM, small teams of engineers use a kit to construct an FM radio and then send and receive broadcasts. This is an ideal activity for middle school STEM...
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How to Build a Simple Electric Motor, Plus How it Works
When electric current moves through a magnetic field, a force is created that can actually power a motor. Learn how to build a simple electromagnetic motor by watching this colorful and upbeat video. This episode is the third in a series...
2 mins 6th - 12th Science