That Magnetic Dog Magnetic Maze We LOVE printables around here and lately Mr. Printables has been our “go to” for printables. If you’re like me you might get tired of printing them over and over. This idea is so simple but is a great way to play with printables over and over or while traveling. Slip your printable maze into the page protector and place the paper clip on top Use the magnet underneath to guide the paper clip through the maze You could glue a handdrawn character or print out one to the paper clip and make it more 3D using this idea Another way to reuse your printables even beyond mazes is to use the same setup with the page protector but just use dry erase markers on the top. It can easily be wiped off again and again. Mazes can be found at Mr.
Roller Coaster: Marla Frazee: 9780152057442: Amazon.com: Books Prehistoric Animal Adaptations The audio, illustrations, photos, and videos are credited beneath the media asset, except for promotional images, which generally link to another page that contains the media credit. The Rights Holder for media is the person or group credited. Writers Rick Crosslin Mauren Carroll Editors Amy Grossman, National Geographic Society Maral Tashjian Patricia Norris, National Geographic Society Educator Reviewers Judy Scotchmoor Mark H. Expert Reviewers Glenn W. Other Special thanks to Eduardo Abreu, Kevin Allen, Hannah Bloch, Dierdre Bevington-Attardi, Allen Carroll, Richard Easby, Mary Fortney, Jeanne Fink, Susan White Frazier, Jacquie Hollister, Melissa Jordan, Tricia Kane, Eric Lindstrom, Cindy Olson, Gilberto Pilmentel, Susan Poulton, Susan Reeve, Jodi Vender, and Bill Warren
TOPScience: Magnetism #33 Complete Master List for #33 Magnetism: Key: (1st/2nd/3rd) denote needed quantities: (1st) enough for 1 student doing all activities; (2nd) enough for 30 students working in self-paced pairs; (3rd) enough for 30 students working in pairs on the same lesson. Starred* items may be purchased below. Magnetism Class Kit book and magnets NOT included, please order separately WE SUPPLY all items in our above Starter Kit in quantities that serve up to 30 students working in 15 lab pairs: YOU SUPPLY other materials as detailed above. Aluminum Foil regular strength, 20 square feet x 12 inches rolls Buy aluminum foil here as a convenience item, or for less in many grocery stores. Batteries size-D, alkaline These are basic workhorse brands, available everywhere. Clay - modeling oil-based, non-drying Sold by the 100 gram stick, about 1/4 cup, in assorted colors (our choice). Clothespins wooden, spring-action These are handy lab items to keep in stock. Cups - plastic 9 or 10 ounce; clear, flexible, plastic Thread
Other resources available through the science curriculum office: Roller Coasters Science for Kids: Balancing Robot (FREE Printable) Here’s a super fun science activity that really gets kids thinking! Children will explore balance and center of gravity by creating a balancing robot! Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board! *This activity was originally published on June 1, 2014 and has since been updated. This balancing robot science exploration has always been a huge favorite among my students! Materials for Balancing Robot Science Activity How to Make the Balancing Robot Print out the free printable on a sheet of white card stock, and color the robots if you’d like. To make the robot balance you’ll want to stick two pennies onto the hands of the robot. Here’s how we did it: Flip your robot over to the back. Press a penny onto each hand. Stick some more poster putty on the pennies. Press the second robot onto the back. Now you’ve got your balancing robot! Exploring Balance and Center of Gravity Here’s the fun part! Lucy’s favorite place was her nose! Other Resources for Exploring Balance and Center of Gravity
15 Easy Catapults to Make With Kids Making a catapult with kids starts out as a craft and ends with a fun activity! Add a target or a competitive goal and now you have a game. It might possibly be the perfect toy! 15 DIY Catapults All these catapults to make at home use everyday objects – hopefully you won’t have to buy a thing! These are in order as seen in the photo above with a few bonus catapults at the end. Plastic Spoon Catapult – Housing a Forrest starts us off with the simplest version of them all! Tinker Toy Catapult – Get out that cherished set and make an easy catapult! Dragon Slayer Catapult – There is a whole story behind this simple (and large) catapult from Frugal Fun for Boys. Tissue Box Catapult – This simple machine uses pencils and an empty tissue box from Spoonful. Paper Plate Target Game – This catapult game will have paper balls landing and math ensuing. Catapult Goal Game – This simple DIY game from Toddler Approved is catapult fun on a tabletop scale. Catapult Science Catapult Projectiles for Kids