Investigate the science & geometry of reflections
Kaleidoscopes are perfect for exploring symmetry, simple geometry, and the science of light and reflections.
Curriculum topics: Refelection, Symmetry, Color, Light, Angles
Kit includes: Idea Sheet, 30 strips 2" x 6" of mylar, 30 adhesive..
Braiding art, history, and mathematics together
This simplified version of an ancient braiding technique ties together art, history, and mathematical patterns in a fun activity suitable for all ages.
Curriculum topics: Braiding, Patterns, Japanese Art
Kit includes: Idea sheet, 10 foam Kumih..
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
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..
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..
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..