Teacher-Added Hands-On Activities/Labs


  • Simple Machine Treasure Hunt October 29, 2012Created by: lbreazeale@sumterschools.org Grade Level: K-1,2-3,4-5,6-7 Activity Category: Simple & Compound Machines Resource Category: Hands-On Activities/Labs Activity Description: Walk through the school and find at least 2 examples of each type of simple machine. Write the names in the box. Time required to do activity: 15-30 minutes Time required to set up: Less than 15 minutes Time required to clean up: Less than ...
  • Simple Machines activities October 22, 2012Created by: lbreazeale@sumterschools.org Grade Level: 6-7,8-9 Activity Category: Simple & Compound Machines Resource Category: Hands-On Activities/Labs Activity Description: Students will demonstrate that it takes less effort to use a simple machine than when not using one. Time required to do activity: 46-60 minutes Time required to set up: 15-30 minutes Time required to clean up: Less than 15 minutes Space needs: Students will go ...
  • Weather Report March 16, 2012Created by: nicolecote Grade Level: 8-9 Activity Category: Weather Resource Category: Hands-On Activities/Labs Activity Description: Students will make their own weather report based on data they have received and be able to predict the weather in those areas for the next three days. Time required to do activity: More than one hour Time required to set up: Less than 15 minutes Time required ...
  • Momentum on Eggsheads in a Car Accident January 22, 2012Created by: dwhittaker Grade Level: 6-7,8-9,10-12 Activity Category: Crash Scene Investigation Resource Category: Hands-On Activities/Labs Activity Description: AIR BAGS AND COLLISIONS How do airbags prevent automobile injuries? ______________________________________________________________ • Do you always buckle your seat belt when you are in the car? • Why do cars have headrests? • Would you want to have air bags in your car? • What other safety equipment is ...
  • Counting Candy January 20, 2012Created by: RKarlin Grade Level: 2-3 Activity Category: Crash Scene Investigation Resource Category: Hands-On Activities/Labs Activity Description: Students create a data base using multi-colored candies then create a spreadsheet and graph showing their data. Time required to do activity: More than one hour Time required to set up: Less than 15 minutes Time required to clean up: Less than 15 minutes Space needs: computer lab with ...
  • Simple Machine – The Screw January 13, 2012Created by: kpompilio Grade Level: 4-5 Activity Category: Simple & Compound Machines Resource Category: Hands-On Activities/Labs Activity Description: In this activity, students learn that a screw is an inclined plane wrapped around a cylinder or post. The students cut an “inclined plane” out of construction paper. They highlight the top of the inclined plane with a marker and wrap ...
  • Rube Goldberg January 8, 2012Created by: mtwilliams Grade Level: 4-5,6-7,8-9,10-12 Activity Category: Simple & Compound Machines Resource Category: Hands-On Activities/Labs Activity Description: After learning about simple and compound machines, have students make a rube-goldberg machine to complete a task. The assignment could include a set number of simple machines, depending on the grade level of the students. Time required to do activity: 46-60 minutes Time required ...
  • “House” Project 2 – Knee & Hip Surgery December 29, 2011Created by: tkepshire Activity Category: Knee and Hip Surgery Resource Category: Hands-On Activities/Labs Activity Description: Type the description of your Activity here… This activity is for a high school anatomy & physiology class. Students will research a disease/disorder of their choice (with teacher approval) that involves the body system currently being studied. They will be required to research the ...
  • Rube Goldberg Project December 22, 2011Created by: nicolecote Activity Category: Simple & Compound Machines Resource Category: Hands-On Activities/Labs Activity Description: The students will construct a Rube Goldberg Project that consists of 6 machines of which they have to have 3 of the types of machines. They must complete a simple task. It is an individual project so each student must complete their own. ...