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Name Description Activity Type Age Range Presentation Style Subject Keywords
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
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
Color wheel The Color wheel activity lets students explore the concept of primary and secondary colors while they also get to make a colorful art craft. Art
Nature
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
demonstration
model
color primary
secondary
complementary
color wheel
Fatty insulators activity Demonstrate how an insulating layer loses less heat than a non-insulating layer. Nature
Science
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
demonstration mammals
adaptation
insulation
blubber
Frog sounds Students will use common objects to create four local frog calls. Nature
Science
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
active
demonstration
interactive
model
student led
amphibians
frogs
toads
frogs
frog calls
toads
Hairy activity Plastic jars and cotton balls are used to represent the effect of mammals' fur on their temperature. Nature
Science
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
demonstration mammals
adaptation
insulation
fur
Hearing without ears Children learn how snakes sense vibrations and why snakes rely on this sense over traditional hearing. Nature
Science
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
14-18 (grades 9-12)
demonstration snakes
hearing
vibrations
Homemade butter Students will be able to create and eat homemade butter made from simply shaking a bottle of heavy cream. Nature
Science
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
demonstration
model
student led
mammals
milk
dairy
buttermilk
butter
protein
far
Magnetism and migration of animals Students will understand how the internal compass in migrating animals allows them to travel to familiar places without getting lost. This is a scientific experiment involving magnets. Nature
Science
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
demonstration
interactive
magnetism
migration
magnet
magnetism
migration
Polar animal adaptations Students will learn about common polar animal adaptations. This includes 3 demos about wings, bird bones, feathers, and air as an insulator Nature
Science
all ages demonstration
model
polar
polar animals
mammals
adaptation
Sunprint craft Sunprint craft is a way to make make permanent silhouettes of objects using sunlight. Art
Nature
Science
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
demonstration light
chemistry
catalyst
Toothless activity Students create a model of a bird's digestive crop (where the bird grinds up its food). Birds do not have teeth to chew so they have to do their "chewing" in their crop. Nature 5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
demonstration
model
student led
birds
teeth
crop
digestion
gravel

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