Students will conduct a simulation to demonstrate control of several variables in the ecosystem, where different scenarios will be used to demonstrate the positive and negative effects humans have on local ecosystems.
Students design and build a structure that protects toy people from a hurricane.
Discover the impacts of ocean acidification by observing the effect of acidity on shellfish.
Learn about the negative effects of oil spills on aquatic environments and methods for "cleaning" up oil spills by partaking in a timed game to clean up a fake oil spill with provided materials.
Students mine for chocolate chips in cookies, attempting to get as many chocolate chips as possible without damaging the cookie.
Students test the strength of different shaped paper cylinders.