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The Nature of Science

What is science? In this activity, youth learn about the different ways of studying the world around us. They will use the scientific method to design and test an alka seltzer rocket.

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Circulatory System (Grade 5)

Learn about the human circulatory system and make your own scab!

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Digestive System (Grade 5)

Students model how food travels through our digestive system and do a digestive system art work.

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Heart Rate

Learn about heart rate and why it is elevated during exercise.

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Blood Clots

This activity demonstrates the process of coagulation.

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Vectorville - Disease Vectors and Climate Change

Students learn about how climate change can impact the geographical range of disease vectors.

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Blood Spatter Analysis

In this activity, students will use blood spatter and physics principles to solve a crime.

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Nervous System

Students learn about the different parts of the brain and make a neuron (nerve cell).

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Brain Hats

Students create a brain hat and learn about the different parts of the brain.

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Brain Buster Virtual Quiz

Students participate in a series of exciting virtual quizzes.

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Fight or Flight? The Science of Stress - Virtual

Students will explore what happens in their nervous system, endocrine system and circulatory system when their brain detects stressful situations.

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Storytime - Microscope Fun

Read "Greg's Microscope" and learn about microscopes by building your own.

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Storytime - Washing Your Hands

Read "My Hero is You" and learn about germs and the importance of washing your hands.

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Viral Vaccines SARS-CoV-2

Students learn about pandemics, coronaviruses and vaccines and then design a vaccine using information on the SARS-CoV-2 virus structure.

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Brain and Neurons

Students will learn about some important structures found in the human body’s nervous system along with their functions.