Searching . . .
In Circuits, students learn about electrical energy and how electricity is produced. The Crew also learns how electricity can be converted into other useful forms of energy. In addition, students learn to safely wire circuits.
In Crime Lab, students solve mysteries using physical evidence found at crime scenes. Students use pictures, reports, and the Crew’s own powers of observation, logic, and problem solving to solve mysteries.
Design and Test is about the design process that’s used to solve problems and invent products. In Design and Test, students build models using several materials and invent a new product.
In Electricity, students explore circuits, see magnets producing electricity, and create static electricity.
In Engineering, students learn about designing, building, and testing parts of structures. They learn that structures are made from parts arranged in a definite pattern and that structures are designed to serve a purpose.
In Microscopes, students learn the history of the microscope. Students also learn the parts of the microscope and use a microscope to study a human hair. Students learn about magnification and compare animal cells and plant cells.
In Rocketry, students design, build, and test straw rockets. Students determine the best design for a rocket so it lands in a specific target area.
Skyscrapers enables students to test their building skills. Students create a skyscraper based on the need to communicate after a crash landing on a distant planet.