Workshops

  • Carbohydrate Search (Ages 6+)

Instruction sheet


Carbohydrate information

Fiber_information


Carb_search_slideshow


Carb_search_data_sheet


  • Red Cabbage experiment (chemistry experiment - Grades 4-6)
  • Crime Scene Sleuth

Handout 2005 & handout 2007

Workshop tips

List of supplies

Background DNA analysis

Background ink chromatography analysis

Background paper chromatography

Background hair analysis

  • Silly Putty

handout and Julia's Chem Expo fact sheet

How does the glue work answers

  • Tower Building (Grades 4-8)

Overview


Tower building workshop updates by Julia: instructions and presentation 


Who builds big interviews : Susan Knack and Diana Nishi

  • Toothpick Fish (Grades 7-8)

Overview


Toothpick Fish Instruction sheet


  • Traits Bingo (Grades 7-8)

Overview


Instruction sheet


Comparing traits


Traits inventory


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Organizations

 

Helpful links

http://exploratorium.edu/ (Museum of Science, Art in San Francisco)

http://www.squirrelnet.com/search/yk/yahooligans.asp

http://www.chem4kids.com/index.html (chemistry for kids - workshop ideas)

http://www.biology4kids.com/ (biology for kids - workshop ideas)

http://www.geography4kids.com/ (earth science)

http://www.teachersfirst.com/ae.htm (lots of workshops, biology related)

http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/ (CA state standards)

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/labs/extraction/ (DNA extraction experiments)

http://homeschooling.gomilpitas.com/directory/Sciences.htm (science projects for kids - home schooling website)

http://amasci.com/scied.html (physics demos and projects)

http://www.simplyscience.com/physicalslinks.html (lots of physics, physical chemistry links for kids)

http://www.courttv.com/forensics_curriculum

http://www.unsolvedmysteries.oregonstate.edu

http://ei.cornell.edu/

http://www.mastersindatascience.org/blog/the-ultimate-stem-guide-for-kids-239-cool-sites-about-science-technology-engineering-and-math/ (Age-sorted guide to many online STEM resources for kids)

 

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