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Space lander

How can we land a model space probe?

Design and build a model space probe.
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How can we land a model space probe?

LTS looking glass

Bridge Bonanza

Learn about strong and stable structures by building and testing bridges.
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Bridge Bonanza

Construction worker with house plan

Careers with Form and Function

Students explore careers that involve the concepts of form and function.
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Careers with Form and Function

Recycled bottle bird feeder

Innovating with Form and Function

Students use their understanding of form and function to design an innovative object or device.
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Innovating with Form and Function

Side table with mug and vase

Noticing Form and Function in Our Lives

Students will explore how the form and function of common objects and structures are related.
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Noticing Form and Function in Our Lives

Denika Mitchelmo looking down at ship's deck from her crane cabinre operating crane

Denika Mitchelmore

Education Pathway
Job Title
Assistant Crane Operator
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Denika Mitchelmore

Seesaw [Class 1 Lever]

Simple Machines: Levers

6 images of some objects such as tweezers, scissors and wheel barrows that use the lever principle to create movement for a specific purpose
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Simple Machines: Levers

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 build a rollercoaster?

How can I build a rollercoaster?

Try your hand at building a “super coaster” using materials around your home.
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How can I build a rollercoaster?

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?

How does a wheelbarrow help you carry heavy loads?

How does a wheelbarrow help you carry heavy loads?

In this hands on activity build a wheelbarrow from simple materials to explore just how useful simple machines can be!
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How does a wheelbarrow help you carry heavy loads?

How can you lift a marble off a table without touching it with your hands?

How can you lift a marble off a table without touching it with your hands?

Is it magic? No - it’s physics! Use circular motion to overcome the force of gravity and amaze your family!
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How can you lift a marble off a table without touching it with your hands?

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?