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Aquifer In A Cup

Groundwater is water that is found underground in the spaces and cracks between soil, sand and gravel. Often hidden from view, in this activity you will "see" what groundwater looks like and learn some basic groundwater vocabulary.

 

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  • Task Time: 20-30 mins
  • Age Level: Middle School
  • Category: Indoor

Bottled Music

 

Who hasn't blown across the lip of a half-empty pop bottle and marveled at the richness of the tone? As for what tone it was, however, that was anybody's guess. Well, no longer.

 

 

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  • Task Time: 10-15 mins
  • Age Level: Elementary
  • Category: Indoor

Bottled Waves

With bottled waves, you can watch the waves without having to leave your home. When you make a sea-in-a-bottle, you'll have an easy kids' activity that brings the waves to you.

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  • Task Time: 10-15 mins
  • Age Level: Elementary
  • Category: Indoor

Color Mixing

Color mixing is something so simple but so exciting for young children. The lesson is vital as well, the basic understanding that when you mix two things a third new thing is created doesn’t have to come from a complicated lesson, so grab a few towels and trust me your children will love this!

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  • Task Time: 10-15 mins
  • Age Level: Elementary
  • Category: Indoor

Diffusion

In this activity learn about diffusion. Diffusion describes how particles move through water.

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  • Task Time: 10-15 mins
  • Age Level: Elementary
  • Category: Indoor

Edible Earth Parfaits

To teach about the geologic formations in an aquifer, how pollution can get into groundwater and how pumping can cause a decline in the water table. Background This activity is a fun and easy way to understand the geology of an aquifer. You will build your own edible aquifer, learn about confining layers, contamination, recharge and water tables.

 

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  • Task Time: 20-30 mins
  • Age Level: Elementary
  • Category: Indoor

Ice Cube Paintings

The textures of water and ice are fascinating to preschoolers. Splashing in water and holding a dripping ice cube will help them learn about the different states of water.

 



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  • Task Time: 20-30 mins
  • Age Level: Elementary
  • Category: Indoor

Little Squirters

In this activity you will make your own water squirter and personalize yourself.

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  • Task Time: 20-30 mins
  • Age Level: Elementary
  • Category: Indoor

Sink or Float?

Learn why objects sink or float in this activity.

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  • Task Time: 20-30 mins
  • Age Level: Elementary
  • Category: Indoor

Sticky Water Tension

Sticky water tension is for those who have ever wondered how high can you really fill a glass with water. This experiment will demonstrate to kids the power of surface tension, all in one easy activity.

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  • Task Time: 10-15 mins
  • Age Level: Middle School
  • Category: Indoor