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..
Unique Connector + Pencils = Pom Pom Launcher
Many catapult designs have evolved over the centuries. The new connect-a-pult demonstrates common items being re-purposed with the aid of a little creative engineering. Even young learners can explore the effects of using different launch angles and ..
A Glimpse into Cyber Security
Students build empathy around the concept of cyber security by learning about different types of data categories and by conducting research into how cyber security is addressed globally. Students to learn and apply concepts for creating effective account passwo..
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!
Anyone can create a Makerspace!
Promote student-driven education with these set of materials that correspond to our K-8 STEAM units. Each unit is aligned with NGSS performance expectations and Common Core Math standards and provides students with the opportunity to explore core concepts..
Rock the Ravine 2017
The Challenge: design and build a device to help explorers cross an ice field with multiple ravines.
This kit enables students to begin exploring the design process to develop creative solutions to a real-world problem. It contains enough building materials for four to six..