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Atmosphere Composition Model
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Atmosphere Composition Model

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In this activity, students create a model using metric measuring tapes and atmosphere composition data. Students will investigate the major components of the atmosphere (nitrogen and oxygen) as well as the minor components which raise questions about global warming and greenhouse gases.

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Science
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Activity/Lab
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Exploratorium
Date Added:
05/23/2017
Balanced Budget Chemistry
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Balanced Budget Chemistry

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In this activity, students use coins to model molecules and demonstrate how mass in conserved in a chemical reaction.

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Science
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Activity/Lab
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Exploratorium
Date Added:
10/02/2017
Canned Heat
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Canned Heat

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In this activity, students use water, a soda can, and a straw to create a thermometer.

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Science
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Exploratorium
Date Added:
09/08/2017
Chemical Change - Pennies
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Chemical Change - Pennies

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In this activity, students investigate and demonstrate chemical change by hollowing out the interior of a penny by dissolving the zinc inside with toilet bowl cleaner. This acitvity pairs well with the activity "Physical Change - Pennies."

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Science
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Exploratorium
Date Added:
10/02/2017
Colored Shadows

Colored Shadows

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Students will learn about human color perception by using colored lights to make additive color mixtures.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Exploratorium
Author:
Exploratorium
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Cool Hot Rod

Cool Hot Rod

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Students will observe how changes in temperature cause objects to expand or contract.

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Science
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Exploratorium
Author:
Exploratorium
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Curie Point

Curie Point

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Students will demonstrate how heating iron to a high temperature can cause it to lose his ability to be magnetized.

Subject:
Physical Science
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Exploratorium
Author:
Exploratorium
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Cut-Fold-Staple

Cut-Fold-Staple

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Students will rotate a flat shape into the third dimension to demonstrate bilateral symmetry.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Exploratorium
Author:
Exploratorium
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Downhill Race
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Downhill Race

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In this activity, students explore how two cylinders that look the same may roll down a hill at different rates.

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Science
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Exploratorium
Date Added:
05/11/2017
Ear Guitar

Ear Guitar

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Students will explore sound by creating a "telephone" out of two empty yogurt cups and string.

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Science
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Exploratorium
Author:
Exploratorium
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Earth Atmosphere Composition
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Earth Atmosphere Composition

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In this activity, learners use rice grains to model the composition of the atmosphere of the Earth today and in 1880. Learners assemble the model while measuring percentages. This activity also introduces learners to greenhouse gases, infrared radiation, and global warming.

Subject:
Science
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Exploratorium
Date Added:
05/12/2017
Earth Walk
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Earth Walk

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In this activity, students walk a path to help them visualize Earth's immense size and structure without the usual scale and ratio distortions.

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Science
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Exploratorium
Date Added:
09/28/2017
Energy Can
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Energy Can

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In this activity, students use an energy drink can to investigate and calculate potential and kinetic energy.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Exploratorium
Date Added:
09/28/2017
Exploring Tessellations

Exploring Tessellations

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Students will repeat patterns in two and three dimensions to create tessellations. This activity combines the creativity of an art project with the challenge of solving a puzzle. This lesson features three investigations that are appropriate for varying grades and levels.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Exploratorium
Author:
Exploratorium
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Fast Rusting
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Fast Rusting

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In this activity, students investigate if steel wool will weigh more or less if burned and examine the chemical reaction involved.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Exploratorium
Date Added:
10/02/2017