Students use a balloon, bottle, water, and alka seltzer to see who can create the largest balloon!
The goal of this activity is to make the students understand the parts, size, and function of these intestines and work together to build their own intestinal system.
Teams will construct an apparatus to transport as many AA batteries as possible across a span of 6 meters at one time.
Students will investigate how to slow an object’s speed as it travels down a ramp.
Tennis Ball Tower
Students teams will all use the same materials to build a tower that is both tall and strong.
The Science Spelling Bee
Students will better learn science vocabulary words, including their spelling.
Bridge The Gap
Students will design and build a bridge that can hold a cup of marbles without breaking or collapsing.
Follow the Leader!
Each team will have a “Leader” and a “Follower.” The Leaders will examine a paper airplane and write a set of directions for constructing it. The Followers will follow the written instructions to reconstruct the object.
Soaring the Solar System
Teams will successfully identify and label as many solar system-based objects as possible in a 15-minute time frame.
Teams will successfully identify and label as many organelles in an animal cell as possible in a 15-minute time frame.
Half Hour Tower
Teams will construct the tallest tower possible from spaghetti sticks and miniature marshmallows in 30 minutes.
Teams will construct a rubber band-powered catapult and launch different-sized marshmallows at a stationary target.
Let’s Get Elemental
Teams will successfully identify and label as many elements from the Periodic Table as possible within a 15-minute time frame.
Teams will have 20 minutes to design and construct a parachute that will slow the descent of a golf ball as much as possible when dropped from a pre-determined height.
Teams will design and build paper darts and then test the darts by launching them from drinking straws.
School of Rocks
Teams will successfully identify and label as many rocks as possible within a 15-minute time frame.