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Activities

Activity Length:
30 mins.
Activity Type:
Discrepant Event (Investigatable)

In this game, students will change from one form of water to the other at their teacher's command.

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

Students use various materials to focus the sun's rays and make solar s'mores!

Activity Length:
30 mins.
Activity Type:
Exploration

Students apply their knowledge of force, mass, and acceleration in a building challenge.

Activity Length:
10 mins.
Activity Type:
Exploration

As an airplane moves through the air, the air resists the motion of the aircraft. This resistance force is called drag, drag always works in the opposite direction of motion (opposite to the thrust force). There are many factors that affect the size of the drag force, including the shape of the...

Activity Length:
10 mins.
Activity Type:
Exploration

Which is our dominant sense? If we get conflicting signals from different senses, which one do we tend to believe? Students investigate the answers to these questions in the following activity.

Can you touch your finger to your chin with your eyes closed? Our brain has an internal "map"...

Activity Length:
20 mins.
Activity Type:
Exploration

Students explore what pollen looks like and where to find it using homemade "bee bums".

Activity Length:
30 mins.
Activity Type:
Exploration

Finding the centre of gravity of an irregularly-shaped object is trickier than for a ruler or other regular shape. In this activity, students use the force of gravity to deduce the centre of gravity for various shapes.

Since the weight of an object is concentrated in its centre of gravity...

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

Students use various materials to focus the sun's rays and make solar s'mores!

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

Students explore the direct repercussions of conduction in this fun activity!

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

Students take advantage of persistence of vision with a simple apparatus that turns a series of static images into motion.

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