All Activities

Radioactive Golf Balls

Youth are given a design challenge to create a device that can transmit radioactive golf balls.
30 minutes

Sink or Float?

Learn about Density of matter when you test which items will sink or float.
1 hour

Wind Tunnel

Youth explore the challenges of designing various aerodynamic contraptions.
1 hour

Get Things Rolling

Find out how to "Get Things Rolling" to help youth learn about force and friction.

Designing Circuits

Youth design simple circuits and learn the differences between parallel and serial circuit design and the difference between each.
45 minutes

Extracting DNA

Check out this activity where youth have the role of a "Forensic Scientist" and extract DNA.

1 hour

Explore your Habitat

Explore Your Habitat is a wonderful activity to support active STEM Learning.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Egg Drop Activity

Youth work together to build a package that can transport an egg.

1 hour

Building with Wonderful Junk

Students have fun as they work in groups to plan and build large structures using recyclable mate

40 minutes

Building for the Big One

Objective: To design a structure that can withstand the shaking of an earthquake.

40 minutes

Design and Test Foil Boats

Teams work together to collaborate on a design for a structure that will float. When additional weight is added, teams go back to the drawing board to see if they can re-design their structure to hold more weight.

1 hour

Fanning the Flames

In this activity, youth explore some of the challenges related to cooking meals in regions where

1 hour, 30 minutes

Exploring Soil Ecology

This activity helps students begin to understand the mineral constituents of soil, sand, sil

Balloon Rockets

In this activity, youth use simple materials to create and test variations of balloon rocket

Water Filter

Practice the engineering design process by developing a functioning water filter.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Elephant Toothpaste

Explore the catalytic action created by the combining of a few household materials.

20 minutes