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All videos are offered in a demonstration format and can be viewed to learn more about STEAM subjects.

You can also try these experiments and activities home (with grown-up supervision). Look for this icon                indicating which videos also include step-by-step instructions and a list of supplies (many items that you may already have at home).

Experiment & Activity Videos

Sidewalk Chalk

4+

Materials Science Engineering

Educational Standards:

C-Palms

Investigate and describe that many physical and chemical changes are affected by temperature.

 

NGSS

Cause-and-effect relationships may be used to predict phenomena in natural or designed systems.

Popsicle: How Cool?4+

State of Matter

Educational Standards:

C-Palms 

Investigate and describe that many physical and chemical changes are affected by temperature.

 

NGSS

Analyze testing using different materials.

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Making Toothpaste

5+

Materials Science Engineering

Educational Standards:

 

C-Palms

Observe and describe water in its solid and liquid and gaseous states.

 

NGSS

When two or more substances are mixed, a new substance with different properties may be formed.

Fizzing Cade Dust

6+

Releasing of Stored Energy

Educational Standards:

C-Palms

Compare physical and chemical changes in matter.

 

NGSS

When two or more different substances are mixed, a new substance with different properties may be formed. 

Marion Donovan & Floaters

6+

Materials Science Engineering

Educational Standards:

C-Palms 

Changes in Matter can occur physically or chemically.

NGSS

Make observations to construct an evidence-based account of how an object is made of a small set of pieces can be disassembled and made into a new object. 

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