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.
In this workshop, students examine current and potential energy sources used for transportation, learn about fuel cell cars, explore the various types of fuels used in transportation and design their own vehicle.
Students design and build a structure that protects toy people from a hurricane.
Students build a beaver dam and lodge to understand what stable structures are and then they test their structure by placing a load on it - something heavy like a brick - and see if the force will make the structure collapse.
Students are introduced to a simple circuit and switch with a light bulb, similar to a Harry Potter type wand.
Students learn about conservation of energy, measure the bounce of a ball at different heights and then use elastic potential energy to make a paper glider fly having kinetic energy.
Students build pompom poppers and balloon cars to learn about forces causing movement.
Students test the strength of different shaped paper cylinders.
In this activity, students will use blood spatter and physics principles to solve a crime.
Students will learn about the force of gravity and air resistance by making a parachute out of simple materials.