Morse Code and Computers
In this Morse code instructional activity, students read a short passage about the invention of Morse code and the use of telegraphs. Students answer three paragraphs about the passage.
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Matter and Energy Circuit Messages
Get zapped into electrical engineering with a buzzer activity! Kids work together to design a circuit that will transfer electrical energy to sound energy with buzzers and batteries. Once they finish, they can use the buzzers in a fun...
3rd - 10th Technology & Engineering
You Can Say That Again! – Text Compression
Compression, the process computers use to store information, is the focus of a resource that presents two different stories that describe the concept of compression by eliminating repeated letters and replacing them with a pointer. The...
4th - 12th Technology & Engineering
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
Crackin' the Musical Code
Students decode musical notation and then synthesize and apply by notating their own musical composition. Students draw various rhythmic examples which are equal in time duration. They notate and count rhythmic patterns. Additional cross...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research
Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book...
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable