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Floating Foods and Underwater Eruptions: An Exploration of Density part of MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This is a classroom lab where students will explore the concept of density by investigating how various solids and liquids interact.

Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Subject: Chemistry:General Chemistry:Properties of Matter
Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity, Lab Activity

The Rock Cycle: A hands on Simulation part of MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a hands-on simulation of the rock cycle.

Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5)
Subject: Geoscience
Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Lab Activity

Our Friend the Worm! - Introducing Worm Composting into the Classroom part of MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is an introduction to setting up a composting worm bin in the classroom. It is part of a yearlong study on the interaction and influences that living system have on each other.

Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5)
Subject: Geoscience, Environmental Science:Soils and Agriculture, Geoscience:Soils
Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Lab Activity, Classroom Activity

Charles' Law and Ivory Soap part of MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a 2 part lab activity where students record properties of various bars of soap, and make models of molecules as they are cooled or heated. Students develop a new experiment changing one variable.

Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5)
Subject: Chemistry:General Chemistry:Thermodynamics:Heat, Chemistry:General Chemistry:Thermodynamics, Bonding & Molecules, Properties of Matter
Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Lab Activity

Investigating Liquids: Color Changing Milk part of MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This experiment is a lab activity in which students will learn how different liquids react when put together.

Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5), Primary (K-2)
Subject: Chemistry:General Chemistry
Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Lab Activity

Growing & Observing Crystals part of MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity requires students to design an experiment to determine the best conditions for growing crystals. Students then are asked to conclude what the ideal conditions may be, how this information is useful, and who may want to know it. It is a great way to continue using scientific process skills within a Geology unit.

Grade Level: Middle (6-8)
Subject: Geoscience
Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity, Lab Activity

Oobleck - What State's the Matter part of MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This inquiry is a classroom and lab based activity where the students will investigate state of matter and, as a group, determine what properties describe what state of matter.

Grade Level: Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)
Subject: Chemistry:General Chemistry
Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity, Lab Activity

Investigate Chemical Changes - What are some signs of chemical change? part of MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a classroom lab activity that demonstrates chemical change in a dramatic way using a few inexpensive, easily obtainable materials.

Grade Level: Middle (6-8)
Subject: Chemistry:General Chemistry
Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Lab Activity

Investigating Trees: Using a dichotomous key to identify local tree types part of MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a field investigation where students explore different types of trees and identify them using leaves and classification tools.

Grade Level: Intermediate (3-5)
Subject: Biology
Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity, Virtual Field Trip, Field Activity

Researching, constructing, and testing (student made) Solar Ovens part of MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity requires students to research, design, construct, and test a solar oven. Students will collect data from their own individual oven to combine with research of "real-life" solar ovens in an activity ending scientific paper.

Grade Level: Middle (6-8)
Subject: Geoscience, Environmental Science:Energy:Renewable & Alternative Energy
Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity, Field Activity