The Act of Hurling
In this science activity, students design a catapult with a plastic spoon and rubber band and use it to throw a marshmallow for distance and accuracy. Students construct the catapult, test it, collect and record data and improve their designs.
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Impact of Climate Change on Hawaiian Monk Seals Activity 3: Seals, Corals and Dollars
The Hawaiian monk seal's population is declining, and it's up to humans to help them out; But how? Learners examine all the facts surrounding these seals, including the importance of the coral reefs and rapidly changing climates. In...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Potential Human Impacts
Arctic sea ice reflects 80 percent of sunlight, striking it back into space; with sea ice melting, the world's oceans become warmer, which furthers global warming. These activities explore how humans are impacting ecosystems around the...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Children Actively Investigating Rocks and Minerals
Pupils follow directions to set up their own record keeping journal. As a class, they are introduced to the characteristics of crystals and identify three types of crystals they see in their everyday lives. They examine materials they...
2nd - 5th Science