Geodesic Gumdrops Activity

This activity provides instructions for making amazing architecture with candy and toothpicks. It also illustrate structural strength, compression, tension, and forces on structures.
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0

This activity provides instructions for making amazing architecture with candy and toothpicks. It also illustrate structural strength, compression, tension, and forces on structures.

Featured

Related

Clay Bridges Activity

Students explore the effects of gravity and weight on horizontal structures. In building bridges, students can observe the effects of the weight of structure itself, as well as tension and compression and other forces acting on the structure.

Outrageous Ooze Activity(2)

This activity provides instructions for using cornstarch and water to make an ooze which has the properties of both a solid and liquid.The behavior of this ooze relates to its viscosity, or resistance to flow. It gets more viscous when

Seismic Slinky Activity

 This activity uses a Slinky to illustrate the different kinds of waves that transmit the energy of an earthquake outward from its focus.Serves as an introduction to P and S waves and how they transmit a quake's destructive energy from

Afterschool Activity Website

This Afterschool Activity Website has a collection of hands on and online activities that can be used in afterschool settings. This resource provides links to instructional digital videos, written instructions, background science, tips for educators, and links to digital library

Afterschool Activities

This Website has a collection of hands on and online activities that can be used in afterschool settings. This resource provides links to instructional digital videos, written instructions, background science, tips for educators, and links to digital library resources for

Balloon Blow-up Activity

This activity provides instructions for generating and using bubbles from soda or vinegar and baking soda.Not all bubbles are made with soap. Blow up a balloon and see raisins dance using common kitchen supplies.  

Fog Chamber Activity

This activity provides instructions for making fog appear inside a glass jar.  In the atmosphere, this usually happens when moist air cools as it rises to higher altitudes.

Balancing Stick Activity

This activity (aka "snack") provides instructions for building a balancing stick (a wooden dowel with lump of clay on one end) to explore center of gravity and angular momentum.