Travel back in time and try your luck panning for 'gold' in this fun mineral activity.
Water that accumulates beneath the surface of the Earth is called groundwater. Contrary to popular belief, groundwater does not form underground "rivers," but is actually found in the small spaces and cracks between rocks and other material such as sand and gravel. The following activity involves learning how water moves through rock materials such as sand, gravel, and clay.
The following activity involves learning how water moves through rock materials such as sand, gravel, and clay.
As a citizen scientist, you can use a soil test kit to find out how much of each type of chemical is in your soil.
In this investigation, you will explore the characteristics of various types of rocks.
Investigate different types of soil by using a core sample.
Static electricity can be used to demonstrate the electricity of lightning. This activity will demonstrate the attraction of positive and negative charges and what happens when those opposite charges meet each other.
Dendrochronologists use tree rings to go back in time to learn more about past climate. Using straws to recreate tree rings, you can learn how dendrochronologists work.
The following activity is designed to help you learn to listen, read, and communicate in both written and oral formats about the sky.
In this activity, students will explore local places with wild elements, such as wildlife refuges. Students also will create maps showing spatial relationships between wild places and school, and they will find creative ways to record experiences.