Activities in Grades 6-8 in Technology

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Magnetic levitation is used to create faster, quieter, and smoother transit systems. In the Maglev Maker Project, students can created their own maglev vehicle and begin learning about the wonders of magnetism. The project includes enough Levitator Maglev Vehicles for 30 students, the Dr. Zoon Maglev Video, and a Maglev II Track. For convenience, the project also comes with labels, a bin, and a bin prep sheet for storage and organization.

$230.00

Everyone in the class has a shot at levitation with our Maglev Vehicles – GS Package. The pack has enough materials for 30 students to build Levitator Maglev Vehicles, including 30 car templates, 30 precut card-stock bases, 100 ceramic magnets, a Maglev II Track, and a Dr. Zoon Maglev Video.

$225.00

Your upper-elementary students will impress themselves and you after finishing one of the elaborate bridges from Masterpiece Toothpick Bridges. Give them everything they need to accomplish the construction with this class pack. Includes a pint of colored Structures Glue, 30 two-ounce glue bottles, waxed paper, and 25,000 toothpicks!

$68.00

Metric drag racing is an excellent way to motivate students while they design, construct, and race their own CO2 dragsters. This Getting Started package includes everything you need to launch your students’ program: materials to build and finish 50 student dragsters, a launching system, instructions, and the Dr. Zoon Dragster DVD Series.

$915.00

Introduce aviation with rubber band-powered paper planes, and watch class interest soar! This Getting Started package includes materials for 35 students to build and fly their own Delta Dart. It also comes with the Dr. Zoon Delta Dart Video.

$125.00

Mousetraps pack a surprising amount of force. With the Mousetrap Vehicle Maker Project, students can create a mousetrap-powered vehicle and begin learning some basic physics concepts. The project includes a Basic Mousetrap Vehicle 30-Pack and the Mousetrap Vehicle video. For convenience, the project also comes with labels, a bin, and a bin prep sheet for storage and organization.

$380.00

This package provides an easy way for 30 students to get the mousetrap vehicle activity rolling in your classroom. Students experience simple machines and other physics principles through the design and construction of a vehicle powered only by an ordinary mousetrap.

$379.00

Being twisted is a good thing for this activity! Students build a racer from laser-cut parts and then use the power in a twisted rubber band motor to run the propeller, making the car fly down the track. This is a great way to start teaching torsion and potential energy.

$415.00

Use the power of rubber bands to create a vehicle with the Prop Racer Maker Project. The project includes a Prop Racer Class Pack, Prop Racer System, five Rubber Band Winders, six bottles of HD Bond II, and a Prop Racer video. For convenience, the project also comes with labels, a bin, and a bin prep sheet for storage and organization.

$475.00

Your students will be amazed at how high and how far these airplanes can go! This Getting Started package includes enough materials for 30 students to build their very own Raven rubber band-powered model airplane; it also comes with a teacher demonstration plane, a rubber band motor winder, and the Dr. Zoon Raven Video.

$349.00

Harness the unlimited energy of the Sun to power a solar car! This Getting Started package includes everything you need to introduce your students to this alternative fuel. Includes a solar car book, the Solar Designer video, and materials for 25 student vehicles.

$285.00

Solar energy has many applications in our world. In the Solar Oven Maker Project, students learn to use solar energy to create a solar oven. The project includes the Solar Oven 30-Pack. For convenience, the project also comes with labels, a bin, and a bin prep sheet for storage and organization.

$260.00

Saving energy in transportation is at the top of the list these days. This Getting Started package provides materials for 30 students to design, build, and test their own solar cars, including six Ray Catcher Solar Panels that students share.

$470.00

Structures start taking shape with this Getting Started package. Students explore structures and geometric shapes with instruction from Dr. Zoon and the Polyhedra Poster. This package provides materials for 30 students.

$99.00

Now it’s easy to give an entire classroom a hands-on experience with solar energy. This Getting Started package – featuring the easy-to-assemble SunEzoon Solar Car – includes the Dr. Zoon SunEzoon Video and enough materials for students to build 30 solar cars.

$380.00

Solar energy is all around us and is an important renewable energy resource. With the SunEzoon Maker Project, students can learn about solar energy while designing their own simple solar car. The project includes everything you need to make a solar car such as solar panels, alligator clamps, motors, wheels, steel axles, gears, and more, and it also comes with a Dr. Zoon SunEzoon Video. For convenience, the project also comes with labels, a bin, and a bin prep sheet for storage and organization.

$385.00