Sixth Grade

Hands-on STEM educational activities for sixth grade.

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  • 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
  • Motorized Shake Table - 1 Pack
    For Testing Structures Built in Earthquake Country Building in earthquake country can be a tricky business. Architects and engineers run simulations using models and shake tables to test the integrity of buildings and determine necessary reinforcements. In this activity, students use a very simpl..
    $12.99
  • Mysterious Magnetic Movements - 1pk
    Explore magnetic attraction and repulsion. A variety of scientific and gravity "defying" demonstrations can be done by combining pill and ring magnets in unique ways to create a multipurpose demo unit. Curriculum topics: Magnetism, Symmetry, Conservation of Momentum, Modeling, Problem Solving ..
    $7.99
  • Retractor Car - 10 Pack
    Create a car powered by a spring. With a little creativity, the potential energy stored in a common badge retractor can run a fun little vehicle. Take this idea and run with it! Curriculum topics: Motion, Momentum, Friction, Simple Machines, Springs Kit includes: Idea sheet, 20 8" Bamboo sk..
    $29.99
  • Roller Coaster Math
    Use math to design roller coasters What does math have to do with thrilling roller coaster rides? How high does a coaster need to be to successfully navigate through a loop and on to the end of the track? How is the speed of the coaster related to the height of the coaster’s starting position? Ex..
    $10.99
  • Simple Motor Plus - 10 Pack
    Two activities in one! Skewer a coil of magnet wire to create a simple spinning motor and create opposing magnetic fields using a coil of magnet wire and a ring magnet.The motor converts electrical energy into kinetic energy - the energy of motion. Curriculum topics: Electricity, Magnetism, El..
    $29.99
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  • Simple Stethoscope - 10 Pack
    Catch the (heart) beat Listening to the heart is a practical way to teach students about how the heart pumps blood through the circulatory system. The sounds of the beats provide information on heart valves, heart rate, and they reveal the relationship between circulation and respiration. This si..
    $34.99
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  • Simple Telescope - 1 Pack
    Make a telescope like the one Galileo designed! See how convex and concave lenses can be combined to magnify far-away objects. Curriculum topics: Lights, Optics, Refraction, Astronomy Kit includes: Idea Sheet, 1 plastic pipe cap, 1 convex lens, 1 concave lens, 1 cardboard tube, and 1 insula..
    $9.99
  • Simple Telescope - 10 Pack
    Make a telescope like the one Galileo designed! See how convex and concave lenses can be combined to magnify far-away objects. Curriculum topics: Lights, Optics, Refraction, Astronomy Kit includes: Idea Sheet, 10 plastic pipe caps, 10 convex lenses, 10 concave lenses, 10 cardboard tubes, an..
    $29.99
  • Solar Cone Cooker - 10 Pack
    A renewable energy device Explore heating and "cooking" with sunlight using an easy to make mini solar collector. Use a pointer to align the cooker with the sun's position - then remove the pointer to let in the light. Curriculum topics: Solar Heating, Radiant Energy, Apparent Motion of the Su..
    $12.99
  • Solar Jitterbug - 10 pack
    Shake things up with the power of the Sun Create and decorate a "critter" whose moves are powered by sunlight. To vary the critter's movements, explore making changes to the swinging "proboscis". Curriculum topics: Solar Energy, Energy, Conversions, Vibration, Electrical Circuits Kit includ..
    $99.99
  • Static Merry-Go-Round - 10 Pack
    An easily made and powered version of the first electric motor! This unique adaptation of the first static motor lets students create spinning motion using only hand generated static electric charges. The design can be easily modified for experimentation. Curriculum topics: static electricity,..
    $11.99
  • Strawberry DNA - 10 Pack
    Build student interest with this simple DNA activity! Use ordinary dish soap, salt, and isopropyl alcohol to extract DNA from strawberries. Just follow the illustrated guide. No special skills or equipment required. Curriculum topics: Biology, Life Science, Cell Structure, Genetics, Scientific..
    $12.99
    Based on 1 reviews.
  • The Germinator - 10 Pack
    Watch plant growth in a CD case Create a reusable germinator that gives students an unobstructed view of sprouting seeds. Graph data, test environmental variables, or simply “enjoy the magic” as the seeds transform into growing plants! Curriculum topics: Biodiversity, Botany, Measurement, Plan..
    $16.99
    Based on 1 reviews.

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