Physics

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Information Technology

Brain Buster Virtual Quiz

Students participate in a series of exciting virtual quizzes.
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Brain Buster Virtual Quiz

Physics

High Flyers

Students explore various aspects of flight and apply their knowledge by designing and testing paper planes.
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High Flyers

Biology

Storytime - Microscope Fun

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

Earth & Environmental Science

Storytime - Who Likes the Wind?

Read "Who Likes the Wind?" and learn about wind and renewable energy.
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Storytime - Who Likes the Wind?

Physics

Make Your Own Bottled Music

Students see how different amounts of air and water in a space can change the way we hear sounds.
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Make Your Own Bottled Music

Physics

Make a "Coat Hanger Walkman"

Students explore the science of sound by creating their own "Walkman" which transmits vibrations through a piece of string.
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Make a "Coat Hanger Walkman"

Chemistry

Create a Sunprint

Students will use a special type of paper that is sensitive to the sun to create fun prints and designs on the paper using sunlight.
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Create a Sunprint

Earth & Environmental Science

Summer Time Bucket List

Students will do a variety of activities listed on their "Summer Time Bucket List" and try to check off as many activities as possible over the course of the summer break.
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Summer Time Bucket List

Physics

Optical Inversion

Students will be introduced to a refraction - when light bends it passes from one material to another.
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Optical Inversion

Physics

Conservation of Energy

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.
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Conservation of Energy

Physics

Beaver Dam and Lodge Activity

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.
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Beaver Dam and Lodge Activity

Physics

Electricity: Harry Potter Type Wands

Students are introduced to a simple circuit and switch with a light bulb, similar to a Harry Potter type wand.
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Electricity: Harry Potter Type Wands

Physics

Balloon Cars and Pompom Poppers

Students build pompom poppers and balloon cars to learn about forces causing movement.
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Balloon Cars and Pompom Poppers

Physics

Light

Students learn about characteristics of light and create their own kaleidoscopes.
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Light

Information Technology

Trip To Mars

This activity consists of coding and engineering/physics problems that students go through on how to launch a rocket and get to Mars.
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Trip To Mars