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Grades 3-12

The place for hands-on math and science activities and games. These interactives were made possible by the following contributors.

 

 

Type
Balloon Blast | Hobby Shop
Balloon Blast | Hobby Shop

Interactive

Learn how velocity and distance work in this balloon blast game. A catapult is a military device that was used in ancient and medieval times to hurl stones, spears, and other objects. There were many...
Catapult Calamity
Catapult Calamity

Lesson

Students will use engineering skills and knowledge of forces, motion, angles and simple machines to build a catapult that will hit multiple targets.

Don’t “Cell” Yourself Short
Don’t “Cell” Yourself Short

Lesson

In this introductory lesson, students will use microscopes to examine plant, animal, and bacteria cells to lay the foundation for further study. Additional instruction is needed for students to master...

Microscope | Hobby Shop
Microscope | Hobby Shop

Interactive

In this activity, students use a virtual biology lab to perform investigations and learn lab procedures using compound and dissecting microscopes to look at a variety of animal and plant cells.
Microscopic Life
Microscopic Life

Lesson

Students will investigate structures of protists and fungi by a) creating a KWL chart of the different types of protists b) observing videos and completing an online investigation and drawing...

Roaring Rockets
Roaring Rockets

Lesson

In this lesson, students will learn a brief history of rockets, rocket design, and build and test a foam rocket. This lesson can be used in a larger Force and Motion Unit.

Rocket | Hobby Shop
Rocket | Hobby Shop

Interactive

In this science-based game, choose and customize a rocket. Launch your rocket and learn about Newton's Laws.
Hobby Shop - Credits
Hobby Shop - Credits

Document

The Knowitall staff would like to extend many thanks to Katie Metz, former Simulation and Science Curriculum Specialist of ETV's Creative Services. Her talents and science genius will be greatly...