Science

Here are some ideas for a science project.

Students must choose EITHER a science project OR a social studies project. 

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Flashlight

https://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Homemade-Flashlight


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Several ideas from Pinterest

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/76490893649985119/

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Burglar Alarm Challenge (from Mrs. Snow)

You are pretty sure that someone is going into your room and taking things out of adrawer, but you want an alert when it happens. You decide to design a burglar alarm that alerts you to when someone has entered your room or opened the drawer where you keep your prized toys.

Your job is to build and test your design. You will be required to explain what you created and how it operates. Specifications: Design an alarm that signals you when it is “tripped”.  Your design must be electrically powered with batteries and wires, but it can include household items or other materials that may be needed for it to function properly. Required materials:

  • Battery
  • Wires
  • Battery holder, light bulb holder
  • buzzer or light bulb
    Other materials you may need:
  • Paper clips
  • Tape
  • Aluminum foil
  • Clothes pins  
  • String

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Electrical Circuits and Simple Machines

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