1. Build a Working Conveyor Belt with LEGO Bricks

    STEM Challenge:  Build a conveyor belt with LEGO® bricks!  Here's a fun way to learn about machines while building with bricks.  This working conveyor belt uses pulleys to move something,…

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  2. Build a Design Drawing Machine with LEGO Bricks

    This drawing machine creates incredible designs on paper!  We've all been having a blast watching it draw patterns.  The concept is similar to a Spirograph toy, but the way that…

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  3. STEM Challenge for Kids: Build a Marble Track with Foil, Bamboo Skewers, and Duct Tape

    Here's a STEM challenge that's super fun, doesn't require fancy materials, and can be completed in an hour or two.  Build a marble track out of foil, bamboo skewers, and…

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  4. Build a Da Vinci Bridge with Popsicle Sticks

    STEM for Kids!  This project is great for age 10 and up.  Younger kids will love it too, but may need more help. Build a clever little popsicle stick bridge…

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  5. Weather Science: Build a Wind Turbine

    Study both weather and engineering with this wind turbine science project!  We used a coffee can and other simple materials you can find around the house, and the kids were…

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  6. Bouncy Ball Science Experiment: Does the Temperature of a Ball Affect its Bounce?

    Here's a fun science experiment that kids can carry out on their own. Does the temperature of a bouncy ball affect its bounce? Will a cold ball bounce higher or…

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  7. LEGO Gravity Rollers: A Fun Contraption That Propels Itself!

    Here's a neat LEGO® project that will allow kids to explore the concepts of gravity, mass, force, and momentum, all while playing with LEGO® bricks!   One day, Gresham build…

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  8. Kitchen Chemistry for Kids: Test for Acids and Bases with Red Cabbage

    Make your own acid/base indicator with red cabbage! Here's a science activity that will have your kids saying, "Wow!"  Did you know that red cabbage can be used as a…

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  9. Marble Trampolines! A Fun Engineering Challenge for Kids

    Looking for STEM challenge ideas for kids?  How about building some trampolines for marbles! Challenge kids to engineer a marble run that includes a super cool trampoline for the marble to…

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  10. LEGO Building Challenge: Machines + Paper

    Here are two fun LEGO® machines to build - a paper crimper and a circle drawing device! Challenge kids to build these designs or invent their own.  This is a…

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