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Name Description Activity Type Age Range Presentation Style Subject Keywords
A drawing lesson A lesson to improve drawing and observation skills Art
Nature
Rainy day
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
14-18 (grades 9-12)
18+ (adult)
interactive art
designs in nature
nature study
observation
drawing
art
journaling
nature study
Aboriginal art Aboriginal art allows students to create artwork using a pinpoint style just like the indigenous people of Australia. Art
Nature
3-5 (PreK-K) demonstration
model
cultural art aborigine
pinpoint painting
Alien activities These are a bunch of miscellaneous alien activities. Art
Astronomy
Science
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
active
interactive
student led
aliens
exoplanets
galaxies
communicator
Alien snot Students will create alien snot using borax and glue Art
Science
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
interactive
student led
Alka seltzer rockets Pour water into canisters, add a half a tablet of seltzer to water, add lid quickly and watch the tops pop! Students will see how powerful air pressure can be. Science all ages demonstration chemistry
Armadillo craft Students will be able to create their own armadillo art craft. Art
Nature
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
model armadillos
mammals
armadillo
armor
mammal
Art attack Art attack is a competitive art game. Teams of students have to create a structure in a set amount of time. Teams are given based based on teamwork, name of their art, and the story about their art. Art
Cooperative
Nature
Team building
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
interactive
student led
art
creative story telling
Balloon on a bed of nails Students will press a balloon on a bed of nails. The even pressure should prevent the balloon from popping! Science 5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
demonstration
student led
physics pressure
Barton springs salamander page Students will be able to color in a barton springs salamander. This is a local endangered amphibian from Austin, Texas. Art
Nature
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
student led amphibians
salamanders
amphibian
barton springs
aquifer
indicator species
Bat mother smelling game Students will each be given a smell. Some students will be moms and some will be babies. The blindfolded moms must try to find their babies based on smell alone. Cooperative
Nature
Science
Team building
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
active
interactive
model
student led
mammals
baby animals
scent
bats
mammals
baby animals
scent
bats
Bear fish mosquito Human farkle is like a big group rock paper scissors except the three options are bear, fish and mosquito. There's also an element of tag and team building. This game can also be used to demonstrate the different levels of a food chain. Nature
Tag
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
active
interactive
food chain
tag
Bend water with static electricity Students use static electricity generated from a balloon to make a stream of water bend. Science
Water
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
demonstration
student led
electricity static
Birds without teeth Students will learn how birds break down food, using plastic bags to mimic a bird's crop. Nature
Science
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
demonstration
interactive
birds
adaptation
beaks
adaptation
crop
Blanket drop name game Blanket drop name game is a name game. Students divide into teams and send one person from their team to sit behind a blanket. When the blanket lifts, the student has to guess the other student's name. Nature 3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
interactive
student led
Blubber hand Students will put their hands into a plastic bag filled with lard. They will emerse their lard hand into ice water. The goal is to simulate what it is like to be a polar animal with a lot of blubber. The lard hand will not get as cold as a bare hand. Nature
Science
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
14-18 (grades 9-12)
interactive
model
polar animals
mammals
adaptation
insulate
polar
habitat
adaptation
buoyant
Box Turtle Game Kids hide like box turtles from a predator. Nature
Science
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
active box turtle
turtles
reptiles
turtle
predator
prey
Bubble wrap lizard Bubble wrap lizard activity lets children create a Texas Alligator lizard using bubble wrap. Art
Nature
Science
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
interactive
model
lizards
reptiles
scales
lizard
scales
reptiles
Candle and carbon dioxide Students will observe carbon dioxide being poured onto a lit candle. The candle will go out! Science all ages demonstration states of matter
air
gas
carbon dioxide
oxygen
Cd star size comparison CD star size comparison lets students compare the size of common large stars to our sun. The model uses common materials such as a CD and a hula hoop Astronomy
Cooperative
Science
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
14-18 (grades 9-12)
18+ (adult)
active
interactive
model
student led
astronomy
stars
star size
planets
earth
jupiter
sun
star
diameter
yellow star
red giant
super red giant
Clam in a Bag This demo illustrates the anatomy of a clam. Kids are always finding clam shell, but don't think about what a clam is. Rainy day
Science
Water
all ages demonstration
interactive
model
anatomy of clam
display
sea life
marine
invertebrate
mollusk
anatomy
invertebrate
models
mantle
circulatory system
siphon
the foot muscle
hinge

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