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October's Monthly Theme:

How Can You Help?

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
  • How Healthy Is Your Ecosystem?
    Difficulty: 3 NGSS

    In this activity, students will learn about the importance of balance in an ecosystem. They will simulate population changes over time. Then they will evaluate a local ecosystem and create a report that describes the ecosystem's health.

  • How Can I Help?
    Difficulty: 2 NGSS

    In this activity, students will learn about how human lifestyles cause the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide to be released into the air. They will explore how greenhouse gases contribute to global warming and develop a plan to help their school reduce its carbon footprint.

  • Will There Be Enough
    Difficulty: 3 National Education Standards

    Students will play a game in order to model how and why people have to work together in order to prevent overuse or destruction of natural resources.

  • Warm Colors
    Difficulty: 3 National Education Standards

    Students will participate in a hands-on exploration to observe how varying materials absorb solar energy differently.

See More Monthly Themes

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.