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Jul. 24, 2015

How Many Licks? Controlling Lollipop Licker Variation

By Ariel Zych

How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop? Navigate the perils of licker variation by designing your own lollipop-licking experiment.

variables, variation, procedure, experimental design, scientific method, writing

May. 07, 2015


By Ariel Zych

What does the Sun do? Tell us, using the hashtag#ExplainTheSun

sun, #explainthesun, science club, space weather, heliophysics, NASA, solar power

Apr. 09, 2015

Can You Explain The Sun?

By Ariel Zych

For this science club, we want you to explain something to us, something BIG…

sun, heliophysics, astronomy, evidence, explanation, common core, solar, wind, space, photosynthesis, skin cancer

Nov. 15, 2014

Snotty Plots: How Do You Graph a Sneeze?

By Ariel Zych

Simulate a sneeze with paint, then graphically determine where most of it lands.

histogram, graphing, statistics, distribution, math, algebra, geometry

Sep. 26, 2014

Science Club #ObserveEverything

By Science Friday Education

Go out and observe something interesting! Submit your in-depth observations with the hashtag #ObserveEverything.

observation, experimentation, watch, look, science skills, scientist, job, vocational,

Sep. 12, 2014

One For All: A Natural Resources Game

By Population Education

In this game from Population Education, students must use cooperative decision making strategies to manage a renewable resource.

population, natural resources, sustainability, renewable, resources, energy, population growth, simulations

Aug. 28, 2014

No Waffling on the Numbers

By Bedtime Math

Three delicious math games you can play on your waffles to build math fact fluency and geometry skills, from the folks at Bedtime Math.

geometry, math facts, mathematics, multiplication, education, learning, home, kitchen, food, games, elementary

Aug. 07, 2014

Create a Disease Map

By Ariel Zych

Map the spread of tick and mosquito-borne illnesses in the United States using real data.


Mar. 07, 2014

Zip Line Zoo

By Bedtime Math

In this activity from Bedtime Math, you'll build a stuffed-animal zip line and practice measuring time, distance, and angles.

slope, line, gravity, hands-in, common core, math, measurement, games, toys, zip, angles, time

Feb. 28, 2014

Make a Model of a Home Made From Shipping Containers

By Ariel Zych

Watch an interview with a couple who built a home from shipping containers. Then, design and construct a scale model of a unique shipping container home using printed templates, and estimate the cost of flooring and paint based on model dimensions.

architecture design scale ratios mathematics Common Core engineering



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