reuben h. Fleet Science Center

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The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center connects people of all ages to the possibilities and power of science to create a better future. The Fleet offers online lessons designed to captivate, engage and keep your kids curious while schooling from home. Students in grades K–8 can explore an array of fields through hands-on activities, including biology, chemistry, engineering, physics and much more.

SCIENCE, ENVIRONMENT
Build Your Own Spacecraft

Grades: ES

Website:

https://www.rhfleet.org

 

Contact:
education@rhfleet.org

Phone:

(619) 238-1233

Learn about the instruments on a space craft and create your own using common materials!

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Density

Grades: ES

Website:

https://www.rhfleet.org

 

Contact:
education@rhfleet.org

Phone:

(619) 238-1233

Learn about why objects sink or float and take part in a special engineering challenge to create a "pirate ship" of your own!  

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DNA Structures

Grades: MS, HS

Website:

https://www.rhfleet.org

 

Contact:
education@rhfleet.org

Phone:

(619) 238-1233

Find out what you, and all living things, are made of! Create your own model and extract strands of DNA.

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Exploring Electricity

Grades: ES

Website:

https://www.rhfleet.org

 

Contact:
education@rhfleet.org

Phone:

(619) 238-1233

Conduct an experiment and determine how a circuit works to provide power.

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Geology Rocks

Grades: ES, MS

Website:

https://www.rhfleet.org

 

Contact:
education@rhfleet.org

Phone:

(619) 238-1233

Get outside with us and examine the amazing science that is in your own backyard! This lesson "rocks" as we test the properties of different rock types.

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Hovercraft

Grades: MS, HS

Website:

https://www.rhfleet.org

 

Contact:
education@rhfleet.org

Phone:

(619) 238-1233

Discover how strong air can be as we build a hovercraft powered only by air!

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Kitchen Chemistry

Grades: ES, MS

Website:

https://www.rhfleet.org

 

Contact:
education@rhfleet.org

Phone:

(619) 238-1233

Test out chemical reactions with things found in your own kitchen.

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Mars Landers

Grades: ES

Website:

https://www.rhfleet.org

 

Contact:
education@rhfleet.org

Phone:

(619) 238-1233

Explore the engineering design process as we design a lander that will keep our pretend passengers safely inside!

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Plant Cycle

Grades: ES

Website:

https://www.rhfleet.org

 

Contact:
education@rhfleet.org

Phone:

(619) 238-1233

Be a backyard botanist as you dissect flowers and observe capillary movement in action.

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Plate Tectonics

Grades: ES

Website:

https://www.rhfleet.org

 

Contact:
education@rhfleet.org

Phone:

(619) 238-1233

Learn about the layers of the Earth and model how they move and change, creating earthquakes.

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Rocket Science, Ready to Blast Off?

Grades: ES

Website:

https://www.rhfleet.org

 

Contact:
education@rhfleet.org

Phone:

(619) 238-1233

Learn about the principles of flight by building rockets and probes to study distant planets.

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Stellar Solar System

Grades: MS

Website:

https://www.rhfleet.org

 

Contact:
education@rhfleet.org

Phone:

(619) 238-1233

Discover the distance between the planets and explore the formation of constellations in the night sky.

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The Moon

Grades: ES

Website:

https://www.rhfleet.org

 

Contact:
education@rhfleet.org

Phone:

(619) 238-1233

Explore what creates craters on the moon's surface, and how size and shape can affect their shape. Then discover what creates the phases of the moon that we see each night!

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Weather Instruments

Grades: ES

Website:

https://www.rhfleet.org

 

Contact:
education@rhfleet.org

Phone:

(619) 238-1233

Join us as we create tools to measure the weather that is happening in our own neighborhoods!

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