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November's Monthly Theme:

We're Changing Time!

Are you looking for better ways to integrate Siemens Science Day activities into your teaching? Access the Monthly Theme page to find relevant, interactive activities. Each month's theme is archived. 

Monthly Activities
  • SUN! POWER! ICE! POP!
    Difficulty: 3 NGSS

    In this activity, students will assess solar power by comparing its effect on rain (water), sleet (ice), and snow (popsicles). Students will observe the temperature changes on these elements and compare the temperature of the elements in direct sunlight with the same elements out of sunlight.

  • Through The Looking Glass
    Difficulty: 3 National Education Standards

    In this activity, students construct a spectroscope and use it to observe the spectra of various sources of light.

  • The Dynamic Trio
    Difficulty: 2 NGSS

    In this activity, students will learn about the stars, planets, and Moon found in our solar system and how they relate to one another. Students will work in groups to create models of the Solar System.

  • Visibility of Light
    Difficulty: 1 NGSS

    In this activity, students will learn about the nature of light, make predictions about and assess its ability to pass through various substances. Students will learn that the material of the object in the light's path will determine the light's ability to pass through it.

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Access other monthly themes to spark ideas for your classroom.

Level of Difficulty Scale Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.