How To Be A Vibration Detective
By measuring the ground’s vibrations, you can learn a lot about what is happening both near and far away.
Fibonacci Sequence—A Handy Mathematical Approach For Looking At Evolution!
Get a grip on this great way of exploring the Fibonacci sequence using X-rays from organizations across the country!
Survey Ecosystem Health On A Virtual Coral Reef
How can you help one of earth’s most endangered ecosystems?
Design For Disaster Relief
Engineer disaster relief housing that is lightweight, packs flat, and structurally sound.
The 2018 Science Friday Educator Collaborative
This year’s cohort are creating cephalopod skin, measuring x-rays, and more for the classroom.
Cephalopod Camouflage: A Beauty That’s Skin Deep
It’s a rock, it’s seaweed, it’s an…octopus? Using this hands on activity, learn how crafty cephalopods are well adapted to hide in an ocean full of predators.
Smell That? It’s Forensic Entomology At The Body Farm
Try your hand at forensic entomology and use insect larvae to find the age of a rotting corpse in this body farm simulation
Fossilization And Decay At The La Brea Tar Pits
Using the La Brea Tar Pits as inspiration, look at the conditions that affect fossil formation.
How Do You Figure Out How Dinosaurs Walked?
Analyze the gait of bipedal organisms, including humans, chimps, and birds, then use pelvic anatomy to predict how theropod dinosaurs walked.
Slippery Soles: A Lesson In Friction
Even in our best winter boots, we often slip and slide on icy sidewalks. Design a boot that doesn’t slip on ice, in this friction and surface area engineering challenge.