Architects in Training
Design and build a house using different materials. Explore what is possible. Related what exists to dreams of what can be.
Curriculum topics: Problem solving, Design Process, Planning, Architecture, Engineering
Kit includes: 1 idea sheet, 20 cardboard boxes, 20 paper..
Create sound from electromagnetic waves.
Create a working earphone by combining cup lids, a magnet, and a coil of magnet wire. The activity can be done as a step-by-step assembly or as a design exploration. Attach to a sound source and hear music from of a couple of cup lids!
Foil will shine with this art project!
Student artists of all ability levels can use this flexible technique to create dramatic effects. Their creations will “shine from within”, adding a unique dimension to cards, bookmarks and other decorative objects.
Curriculum topics: Art techniques, deco..
Have a blast with this gas-powered flyer!
These rockets enable students to use design thinking and are effective demonstrations of Newton’s laws of motion. The liftoff power of the rocket is produced by a common acid/base chemical reaction that creates carbon dioxide gas; making this activity an ..
Create beautiful artwork using printing foils
Explore an art technique where everyone – both children and adults – can be successful. The color pulled from printing foils can create striking patterns for making cards, bookmarks, and other art projects.
Curriculum topics: Creative expressions, ..
A “Note”worthy Sound Activity
Build a Glove-a-Phone to discover how a plastic glove, straw and tube can be combined to make a "musical" instrument. Once you learn the proper technique, your Glove-a-Phone can be heard a surprisingly long way off! Use different size tubes and compare the sounds.