Insulation and Heat Loss

attic-insulation

Materials

Rube Goldberg and Potential Energy

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Materials

(per group)

Ant Habitats and Behavior (Part 2)

Ant-eating-green

Materials

  • Insect aspirator
  • food coloring (3 colors)
  • cotton balls
  • sugar
  • bottle for mixing
  • dropper
  • round tupperware
  • fluon (to keep ants from escaping)

 

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Ant Habitats and Behavior (Part 1)

Materials

  • Insect aspirator
  • small bin with top

 

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Adaptation: Competition in Foraging for Food

Materials

Classifying Plastics (Plassifying?)

Adapted from Dr. Dennis Harvey.

 Materials

  • Samples of plastics (#1 – #6) , cut into small pieces and put into bags labeled A – F
  • Scissors
  • Beaker
  • Sterno can + matches
  • Copper wire
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Electricity, Magnetism and Energy Part 2


Adapted from 2day’s How-to

Materials:

Measuring Tsunami Speeds

Materials

  • 1 ¬†“wave bin” (large plastic container with hole cut in bottom- cover hole with flexible plastic material, and tape in place)
  • stopwatch
  • a bucket to fill the bin See the rest of this experiment »

Modeling Tectonic Interactions

Materials

  • 2 colors of Play-Doh
  • plastic folder, cut into 2 8″x10″ flat sheets

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