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Name Description Activity Type Age Range Presentation Style Subject Keywords
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
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
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
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
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
Cloud in a bottle Students will be able to observe and/or create a cloud in a bottle. Science all ages demonstration
interactive
student led
water
states of matter
water cycle
condensation
molecules
pressure
Cotton ball experiment This experiment allows children to create their own rain cloud while determining the amount of water a cloud (or cotton ball) can hold before precipitation occurs. Science 5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
interactive rain
clouds
weather
rain
cotton ball
rain clouds
cloud
thunder storm
Dissect a rotting log Students dissect a rotten log to see what lives inside. Arthropod
Nature
Science
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
active
interactive
student led
habitats
decomposition
dissect
arthropods
decomposers
decay
soil
Egg physics Students will demonstrate how air contracts and expands with temperature. They will attempt to fit an egg threw a small opening in the top of a bottle without damaging the egg. Science 8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
14-18 (grades 9-12)
demonstration physics
Electromagnetic nail on a battery Students will create a homopolar motor which will spin a screw on the bottom of a battery. Science 5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
14-18 (grades 9-12)
demonstration electricity electromagnetism
Evolution Evolution is a game where students all start out as chickens. They play rock, paper scissors to evolve into the next lifeform. Students can only play against the same lifeform. Students who reach the top lifeform, which is a teenager, win the game. Dinosaur
Nature
Science
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
active
interactive
model
student led
evolution
adaptation
evolution
adaptation
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

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