Foil Boats (Instructor Guide)

Foil Boats (Instructor Guide)

Back to STEM Activities Foil Boats (Instructor Guide) Participants design and build a boat from aluminum foil that holds as many pennies as possible before it sinks or capsizes, learning about buoyancy, density, and displacement. Favorite Please login to bookmark...
Marble Run (Instructor Guide)

Marble Run (Instructor Guide)

Back to STEM Activities Marble Run (Instructor Guide) Teams design and build a marble run that keeps a marble rolling for the longest possible time. To keep their marble rolling slowly, participants investigate forces of gravity, friction, and drag. Favorite Please...
Launch It (Instructor Guide)

Launch It (Instructor Guide)

Back to STEM Activities Launch It (Instructor Guide) Participants consider Newton’s Third Law of Motion along with forces such as gravity and thrust as they design and build an air-powered rocket that can hit a target at least 5 feet away. Favorite Please login to...
Physics Lesson: LED Holiday Card

Physics Lesson: LED Holiday Card

Back to STEM Activities Physics Lesson: LED Holiday Card In the film Dream Big, engineers work to create renewable and sustainable energy. Traditionally, we harness the chemical energy found in fossil fuels and use technological devices to convert it to electrical...
Life Science Lesson: Endangered Species

Life Science Lesson: Endangered Species

Back to STEM Activities Life Science Lesson: Endangered Species In the film Dream Big, engineers are often seen solving the problems of today as well as preparing for the problems of tomorrow. A theme throughout many of the challenges engineers face relates to the...