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Classroom Activities

Printable Classroom Activities
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Online Interactives

Introducing Engineer It!
Note: Use this to introduce any of the following classroom activities.

Structures
Shaking It!

Water
Draggin' Boats

Wind
Wingin' It

These activities are designed to assist teachers in preparing their students for a visit to the Engineer It! exhibit. All of the activities are:

Check with the staff of the science center or science museum prior to your classroom visit about your students' use of the exhibit to test models they have made in the classroom. The following exhibit test stations could be used to test student models:

Tower Builder or Tall Buildings shake tables
The walk-on Earthquake Platform*
Windmills wind tunnel
Walk-in Wind Tunnel*
Sailboats water tank
Speedboats water tank*
Paper Bridges
Paper Airplanes wind tunnel

*only found in the traveling version of Engineer It!