Events

Siemens STEM Day: Bouncing Properties
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will test and observe the bouncing properties of different types of balls (softball, basketball, golf ball, playground ball, volleyball, beach ball, ball of paper).

Siemens STEM Day: Floating On Air
Siemens STEM Day

Students will investigate the relationship between friction and motion by building a simple hovercraft.

Steve Spangler Science: Newton’s Inertia Beads
Steve Spangler Science

Inertia, force, and motion come together as Sir Isaac Newton’s favorite beads pull themselves out of a container.

Steve Spangler Science: The Egg Drop
Steve Spangler Science

Demonstrate gravity, motion, and other forces with this incredible science trick.

Steve Spangler Science: How Science Changed the Olympics
Steve Spangler Science

How force and motion shape the Olympics.

Lowell Observatory Camps for Kids (LOCKS): Newton's First Law (Part 1 of 3)
Lowell Observatory

This challenge is for anyone who would like to try it.

Lowell Observatory Camps for Kids (LOCKS): Newton's Second Law (Part 2 of 3)
Lowell Observatory

This challenge is for anyone who would like to try it.

Raising Dragons: Easy Napkin Cup Trick
Raising Dragons

Easy way to teach kids about gravity and motion with just an empty cup (add water at your own risk) and a napkin or paper towel.

Khan Academy: High School Physics
Khan Academy

This algebra-based course covers the main topics in high school introductory and honors physics, including motion, force, work, energy, momentum, collisions, and more.

Siemens STEM Day: Zip to It
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will build a device that can carry a small ball from the top of a two-meter zip line to the bottom in less than six seconds.

Siemens STEM Day: Move It
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will investigate different ways to move a ball.

Siemens STEM Day: Wind-Up Winners
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will investigate the motion of wind-up toys.