Experiments Activities

  • DIY Guitar

    GUITAR
    Experiment with sound and design as you construct a guitar from recycled materials at home! DIY Guitar Activity Sheet DIY Guitar was part of our Week 9 Theme: Sound. What other projects from this theme did you participate in?Share your creations with us at AtHome@discoveryworld.org
  • Les Paul’s House of Sound

    Guitar
    Virtually visit a few items in Discovery World’s Les Paul’s House of Sound exhibit to learn how Les Paul experimented with sound using things around his home. Les Paul’s House of Sound Virtual Tour Les Paul’s House of Sound was part of our Week 9 Theme: Sound. What other projects from this theme did you participate in?Share your creations with...
  • Zip Line Planes Design Challenge

    A zip line is a cable that starts at a high point and ends at a low point. Design and build a plane, then send it zipping across the room! Zip Line Planes Design Challenge Activity Sheet Zip Line Planes was part of our Week 6 Theme: Flight. What other projects from this theme did you participate in?Share your creations...
  • Dancing Raisins

    Items placed in water will sink, float…or dance?? Test items in your kitchen to discover the different ways they move in liquid. Dancing Raisins Activity Sheet Dancing Raisins was part of our Week 5 Theme: Kitchen Chemistry. What other projects from this theme did you participate in?Share your creations with us at AtHome@discoveryworld.org
  • Bird Watching Journal

    There are over 300 species of birds in Wisconsin. Learn where to look for birds in your neighborhood and how to identify them. How many can you spot? Bird Watching Journal Activity Sheet Bird Watching Journal was part of our Week 6 Theme: Flight. What other projects from this theme did you participate in?Share your creations with us at AtHome@discoveryworld.org
  • Paper Airplane Design

    Flight is found all around, from insects to aircraft, what keeps them from going down? Build paper airplanes to find out what flight’s all about! Paper Airplane Design Activity Sheet Paper Airplane Design was part of our Week 6 Theme: Flight. What other projects from this theme did you participate in?Share your creations with us at AtHome@discoveryworld.org
  • Straw Rocket

    Learn about the forces involved in flight as you create your very own Straw Rocket. Use air pressure from your lungs to propel your “rocket”, then make adjustments to help it fly even farther. Straw Rocket Activity Sheet Straw Rocket was part of our Week 6 Theme: Flight. What other projects from this theme did you participate in?Share your creations...
  • Dropter Copter

    When maple seeds fall, they spin to the ground. Create your own “Dropter Copter” that uses its weight and air pressure to twirl and float, just like a spinning maple seed! Dropter Copter Activity Sheet Dropter Copter was part of our Week 6 Theme: Flight. What other projects from this theme did you participate in?Share your creations with us at...
  • Hexagon Structures

    Hexagons can be found in nature in the patterning of rocks, insect eyes, and much more. Build your own structure and discover what makes hexagons nature’s perfect shape. Hexagon Structures Activity Sheet Hexagon Structures was part of our Week 7 Theme: Patterns in Nature. What other projects from this theme did you participate in?Share your creations with us at AtHome@discoveryworld.org
  • Camouflage Creation

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    Peppered moths are experts at blending into the background of their natural habitat. Give your own moths some camouflage and challenge people to find them.  Camouflage Creation Activity Sheet Camouflage Creation was part of our Week 7 Theme: Patterns in Nature. What other projects from this theme did you participate in?Share your creations with us at AtHome@discoveryworld.org
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