Many natural systems appear to be in equilibrium until suddenly a critical point is reached, setting up a mudslide or an avalanche or an earthquake. In this project, students will use a simple. . . .
Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled
Build a mini eco-system, and collect and interpret data on how well the plants grow under different conditions.
Do you know which birds are regular visitors where you live?
A simple robot to make, plus robots in everyday life to investigate.
How does the time of dawn and dusk vary? What about the Moon, how does that change from night to night? Is the Sun always the same? Gather data to help you explore these questions.
Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?
Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.
Making a scale model of the solar system
What shape and size of drinks mat is best for flipping and catching?