Sixth Grade

Hands-on STEM educational activities for sixth grade.

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  • Area Antics
    An academic twist on an old favorite! Area Antics plays like the card game War, but with a new twist -- instead of comparing numbers, students compare area! This versatile activity can also be extended to practice concepts of perimeter and volume. Students will have fun while mastering these math..
    $10.99
  • Breadboard Circuits - 10 Pack
    Creating electrical circuits with simple materials Provide students with opportunities to create a basic circuit, build a portable version, and explore parallel and series circuits! Curriculum topics: Electricity, conductors, parallel and series circuits Kit includes: Idea sheet, 10 foam ba..
    $22.99
  • Checkbook Window Shopping
    Keep track of check balances while shopping Go "shopping" using checks to pay for products and learn techniques to accurately keep track of checkbook balances. Curriculum topics: Financial Literacy, Bank Accounts, Percentages, Real LIfe Math, Reason Quantitatively Kit includes: Idea sheet, ..
    $10.99
  • Critter Capsules - 10 Pack
    What makes this capsule jump like a critter? Build student curiosity about motion, center of mass, and inertia with this fun activity! Use this activity as a tool to discuss the characteristics of living organisms. The reason for the capsule's tumbling motion is concealed by the foil which adds t..
    $15.99
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  • Earphone in a Lid - 10 Pack
    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! Curriculum topics..
    $34.99
  • Egg Drop
    How do you prevent a dropped egg from cracking up? Students build a "vehicle" designed to prevent a dropped egg from breaking. In the process, they discover that combining simple materials with a little creative thinking and teamwork will reveal many ways to solve this intriguing challenge! Cu..
    $12.99
  • Evolution by Natural Selection
    Simulate evolution with critters and beaky birds Simulate evolution with some colorful “critters” and carnivorous “beaky birds”. Simulations are helpful to demonstrate processes like evolution that take place over many years. Observe how adaptations such as camouflage help organisms survive and p..
    $16.99
  • Fizzy Rockets - 10 Pack
    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 ..
    $15.99
  • Floating Compass - 10 Pack
    Let a steel needle point the way! The floating compass is a useful tool for detecting the magnetic fields of magnets and of the Earth. Make a simple compass with a magnetized needle demonstrates the properties of magnetic materials and shows that magnets have north and south poles. Using the floa..
    $12.99
  • Hovercraft - 1 Pack
    An uplifting activity based on air pressure!  Use this activity kit to demonstrate the effects of friction and air pressure on motion. Create a simple hovercraft and be amazed at how it gracefully glides along a smooth, flat surface on a thin cushion of air. How long a “flight” is possible? ..
    $4.99
    Based on 1 reviews.
  • Hovercraft - 10 Pack
    An uplifting activity based on air pressure!  Use this activity kit to demonstrate the effects of friction and air pressure on motion. Create a simple hovercraft and be amazed at how it gracefully glides along a smooth, flat surface on a thin cushion of air. How long a “flight” is possible? ..
    $18.99
    Based on 1 reviews.
  • Interesting Interest - 10 pack
    Watch savings grow with Interest! Money deposited in a savings account will earn interest and grow. Model the difference between two interest rates. Over time, does a small difference in interest rates really matter? Curriculum topics: Financial Literacy, Compound Interest, Savings Account, Re..
    $15.99
  • Leonardo's Arched Bridge
    Build a robust bridge without glue, nails, screws, or rope! Make a self-supporting bridge designed by Leonardo da Vinci. Be amazed by the ingenious simplicity of his creation! Use Leonardo's idea to inspire a student design challenge. Curriculum topics: Forces, Engineering, Design Kit inclu..
    $10.99
  • Mathematical Hopi Kachina Figures - 10 Pack
    Combine geometry with Native American Indian culture to create a figure inspired by the Hopi Kachina doll! Curriculum topics:  Patterns & Relationships, Area & Surface Area, Properties of Circles & Cylinders, Geometric Shapes, Native American Culture, Artistic Exploration ..
    $29.99
  • Mini Magnet Wands - 10 Pack
    Explore magnets and magnetism Magnetism is a fascinating phenomenon for students. This simple yet effective activity provides a practical method for teaching students how to find and label the magnetic poles on a magnet, identify magnetic materials, understand the difference between geographic an..
    $9.99

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