Using Lego Robotics in a Science Fair Project
Students construct a controlled experiment using Lego vehicles. They create a standard vehicle, test the vehicle on different surfaces, and calculate the average results.
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Simple Machines Design Project
Make your work as a teacher a little easier with a physical science project on simple machines. After introducing young scientists to these devices and identifying their different uses around the school, this project engages children in...
3rd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Discovering Phi: The Golden Ratio
Fe, phi, fo, fum. This activity leads pairs to find the ratio of consecutive terms of the Fibonacci sequence. The pairs find that the Fibonacci sequence can be found in many places. A discussion with the class shows that the ratios found...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
About Accuracy and Approximation
How accurate are robots? Groups draw lines by moving robots backwards and forwards by one rotation of the wheels. Using the appropriate formula, they determine the percent error in the length of the lines in relation to the calculated...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed