Resources tagged with: STEM - physical world

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Reaction Timer

Age 11 to 14
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This problem offers you two ways to test reactions - use them to investigate your ideas about speeds of reaction.

Avalanche!

Age 7 to 14
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Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

Make Your Own Solar System

Age 7 to 16
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Making a scale model of the solar system

Helicopters

Age 7 to 16
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Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?

Observing the Sun and the Moon

Age 7 to 14
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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.

Does This Sound about Right?

Age 11 to 14
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Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

Temperature

Age 11 to 14
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Is there a temperature at which Celsius and Fahrenheit readings are the same?

Pinhole Camera

Age 11 to 14
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Make your own pinhole camera for safe observation of the sun, and find out how it works.

Troublesome Triangles

Age 7 to 14
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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. . . .

Stemnrich - the Physical World

Age 11 to 16
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PhysNRICH is the area of the StemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of physics

Playground Snapshot

Age 7 to 14
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The image in this problem is part of a piece of equipment found in the playground of a school. How would you describe it to someone over the phone?

Programming: Moiré Patterns

Age 11 to 16

We need computer programmers! Logo is a great entry-level programming language - and you can create stunning graphics while you learn.