Falling Into First: Shakin Quakin Earthquake Showdown

GENIUS HOUR Shakin Quakin Earthquake-- jello earthquake, great way to not only talk about earthquakes but to see it too!

Engineering: Earthquake Simulator SRP Tie In: ? Materials: Marshmallows, toothpicks, jello, aluminum pans

California- Falling Into First: Shakin Quakin Earthquake Showdown.perfect for end of week activity to wrap up earthquake unit!

The Coalition for Science After School: Oil Spill! Connecting STEM activities to real world problems

The Coalition for Science After School: Oil Spill! Connecting STEM activities to real world problems Describe and predict how changes in the environment (e., fire, pollution, flood, building dams) can affect systems.

Engineering design - Modeling Earthquakes Stimulating Science Simulations: Science Essential Standard 4.E.2.3

Possible activity for the NGSS: Engineering Design - Earthquake modeling Stimulating Science Simulations: Science Essential Standard

Design Lego towers that can withstand a (trampoline) earthquake!

Lego Activity: Earthquake Towers

Build a lego tower strong enough to withstand an earthquake "trampoline" Wonder if a small trampoline would make a good "shake table"

Jello earthquake simulation

Shakin' Quakin' Earthquake Showdown - Build a structure to withstand a Jello earthquake, using uncooked spaghetti, toothpicks, mini marshmallows and gumdrops.

force and motion activities

Physics experiments with potential energy and friction, from: Librarianism Chronicles: Force and Motion Experiment

100 pennies in a cup...see who can make a bridge to support it using the smallest amount of legos. Great for after the state tests or during the last week of school!

Lego Fun Friday: Bridge Building Challenge

Build a bridge out of Legos! Challenge your kids to build a bridge that can support the weight of 100 pennies in a small cup. Then, challenge them to increase the span of their bridge, or to increase the amount of pennies that the bridge can hold.

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