Students design and construct their own webs out of yarn and paper plates, test how effective they are at capturing Ping-Pong “pests,” and see how the removal of pests affects crop yield.
Create an illustrated graph using real scientific data, and write an artist's statement to explain your thinking. Try it with climate change!
Explore the albedo effect by designing a school playground with lower surface temperature, then learn how soot from wildfires changes the albedo of the Greenland ice sheet.
Nearly 40 years ago, two Voyager spacecraft left our planet carrying gold-plated records of information about Earth’s organisms and cultures. This activity challenges your students to craft a contemporary Golden Record of sounds, images, and information portraying the diversity of life and culture on Earth.