Pushes & Pulls

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Screen shot from The Solutioneers

The Solutioneers Week 1: An Unexpected Variable

This week's episodes and hands-on activity explore block programming.
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The Solutioneers Week 1: An Unexpected Variable

Tennis Balls

Bouncing Objects

10 images of some spherical objects such as golf balls and tennis balls that are made of different materials and used for specific purposes
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Bouncing Objects

How can I move water with just a comb?

How can I move water with just a comb?

Have you ever experienced static electricity? Like when you pull a wool sweater over your head in the winter? See what else static electricity can do in this hands-on activity.
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How can I move water with just a comb?

How can I make my own weighing scale?

How can I make my own weighing scale?

Make a scale from simple materials and test it to measure weight.
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How can I make my own weighing scale?

What do magnets do?

What do magnets do?

Have fun discovering what magnets can pick up in this hands on activity.
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What do magnets do?

Water slides

How Surfaces Affect Motion

Will it slide or stick? Students conduct a fair test to investigate how different solid surfaces affect the movement of an object on a ramp.
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How Surfaces Affect Motion

Marble run prototype

Design & Build a Marble Run

Students will work collaboratively to design and build a marble run that meets specific criteria.
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Design & Build a Marble Run

Children’s play mat with pictures of a road and landmarks

Rosie's Walk

Students develop and apply communicating, sequencing and spatial reasoning skills as they create and navigate a maze to get Rosie the Hen safely home for lunch.
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Rosie's Walk

Tug-of-War game

Push and Pull

Students develop and apply Observing, Comparing & Contrasting and Sorting & Classifying skills as they explore the forces of push and pull acting on everyday objects.
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Push and Pull