Resources

Science World has supported fun and engaging science education since 1989 with award-winning programming for BC teachers, parents and students. Our vast collection of resources are teacher reviewed, classroom tested and matched to BCs transformed curriculum by grade.

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Activities

Activity Length:
45 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

Students use magnets to create a magnetic game.

Activity Length:
30 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

In this make and take, students determine how to manoeuvre their own glider by creating and adjusting custom aircraft controls. By adding flaps to the wings, fin, and rear stabilizer, they can attempt their own stunt moves!

Activity Length:
30 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

Students make their own chewing gum and observe a polymerization reaction.

Activity Length:
45-60 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

In this activity, students learn how a seismograph measures the shaking of the earth during an earthquake.

Activity Length:
45 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

Students do their own recycling by making card paper from used paper.

Activity Length:
1 hour
Activity Type:
Exploration

Not all structures withstand ground motion in the same way. Size, shape and materials used all make a difference. Structures have a natural frequency and they have a certain (totally acceptable) amount of flex. 

Ductility and malleability tell us how much a material can be stretched and ...

Activity Length:
30-40 mins.
Activity Type:
Make & Take

In this activity, students get to set-up and connect their own electric motor, and make their own wacky pens!

Activity Length:
5 mins.
Activity Type:
Exploration

In this activity, students assess the physical features that make it possible for birds to fly.

Activity Length:
30 mins.
Activity Type:
Exploration

Students use the process of chromatography to solve a mystery.

Activity Length:
10 mins.
Activity Type:
Exploration

In this illusion, students take advantage of a (typically) unfamiliar sensation for our fingertips' touch receptors: having the skin on our fingertips stretched.

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