Groundwater Model Building Instructions
Students participate in an interactive model in order to discover the geologic structure and properties of aquifers, the movement of groundwater, and the methods by which geologists recognize point and non-point sources of pollution.
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New Review STEM Challenges and Activity Sheets for Grades 6–8
From 3-D cities to building bridges, young engineers engage in innovative STEM challenges that promote brainstorming and collaboration. Learners take on the roles of different types of engineers as well as become familiar...
6th - 8th Science
Changing State: Evaporation
Why do experiments require a control? Guide scholars through designing an experiment to see what they can do to evaporate water faster with a activity that stresses the importance of controlling all variables. The second activity allows...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Fun with Air-Powered Pneumatics
How high did the ball go? Engineering teams build a working pneumatic system that launches a ball into the air. The teams vary the amount of pressure and determine the accompanying height of the ball. An extension of building a device to...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Build a Big Wheel
As Albert Einstein once said, "I have not failed, I have just found 10,000 ways that don't work." When it comes to creating something new, it takes perseverance and the right attitude. Engineers face a variety of challenges and several...
4th - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable