S.T.E.A.M. Shorts

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Let’s make a virtual leaf collection

Let’s make a virtual leaf collection! Go outside and hunt ...
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Which planet would you want to visit?

Which planet would you want to visit? Share with us: ...
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Luster treasure hunt

We’re going on a treasure hunt! Luster describes how shiny ...
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Pet parade

Let’s do a pet parade! Show us your pet! Science ...
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Find your name in nature

Find your name in nature. Go for a walk, sit ...
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Crack the code

Crack the code In 1838 Samuel Morse and Alfred Vail ...
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How many science books?

Let’s collect some data! Data is information that scientists collect ...
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Fort building challenge

We challenge you to a fort building competition! Think you ...
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Make a velocity video

Make a video that shows velocity. Something that is moving ...
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Let’s make a rock collection

Let’s make a virtual rock collection! Go outside and hunt ...
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Soap and germs model

Try this soap and germs model. A model represents something ...
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You discovered a new species

You discovered a new species! A species is a type ...
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Collect the rainbow

Collect all the colors of the rainbow. Nature is full ...
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What do you hear?

What do you hear? Science has shown that focusing on ...
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Build your name

Build your name out of something. Choose some creative material ...
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Make a cloud chart

Make a chart of different types of clouds. Start by ...
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Red treasure hunt

We’re going on a treasure hunt! Set a timer for ...
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Classify a collection

Classify a collection of things. Classify means to sort objects ...
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Forces video

Make a video that shows forces. A force is a ...
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Energy scavenger hunt

Let’s go on an energy scavenger hunt! There are lots ...
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Rollercoaster challenge

We challenge you to a rollercoaster building competition! Can you ...
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How fast is that bug?

How fast do you think bugs move? Do you think ...
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Crack the code – part 2

We have another code for you to crack! In this ...
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Why is it called the universe?

The prefix uni- means one. So why do you think ...
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Yellow treasure hunt

We’re going on a treasure hunt! Set a timer for ...
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What is your favorite _____?

Ask people the question “What is your favorite ____?” First, ...
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What’s that smell?

Test your sense of smell. Your sense of smell gives ...
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Shiny pennies

What’s the best way to make a dirty penny shine? ...
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The view from your window

Draw the view from your window. Choose a window in ...
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How far is that star?

Make a model to show how far away the closest ...
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Pet’s Eye View

Get down on your pet’s level and move around your ...
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Density scavenger hunt

Let’s go on a density scavenger hunt! Density describes how ...
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Virtual flower garden

Let’s make a virtual flower garden! Go outside and hunt ...
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Blue treasure hunt

We’re going on a treasure hunt! Set a timer for ...
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Tower building challenge

We challenge you to a tower building competition! Think you ...
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Let’s observe

How many birds do you see in our video? Observe ...
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Secret messages

What’s the best way to write a secret message? Let’s ...
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Potential & kinetic energy scavenger hunt

Let’s have a scavenger hunt! Kinetic energy is energy that ...
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