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Discovery@Home is a new free, live, online video series to connect students with science at a time when it is needed most. These hands-on, curriculum-connected workshops for grades P – 9 will make science learning at home fun and easy. Watch Discovery@Home live, learn what materials you will need, submit questions or show off your work, and check out previous sessions in our archive below.

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Workshops Archive

Introduction and Instructions

Review how to use this page with our introduction video.

Reinventing the Wheel

Reinventing the wheel challenges you to build and test your own car. You’ll explore the forces of motion while you use a simple machine to help you get rolling.

Flip Code: 0b5a0074

Wiggling Worms

Learn all about red wigglers and how they move! Try moving like a worm and making your own squishy paper model.

Flip Code: 3993faf4

Buoyant Boats

Challenge yourself to create a boat that stays afloat with materials you can find. Test your engineering skills by adding weight to see how much your boat can hold before sinking!

Flip Code: f80c075c

Can You Bridge It?

Challenge yourself to construct a bridge out of materials available to you. Test how much weight your bridge can hold before you have to rebuild.

Flip Code: d3d7b2d5

Tune It Up

Investigate how sound is made and changed to make music! Use your understanding of sound to develop and play your own instrument.

Flip Code: 88b1921a

All Ecosystems Go

Discover and analyse everything required for a closed ecosystem to thrive. Work on your own sealed biosphere and take a closer look at the factors needed in living systems.

Flip Code: 4cf6bd6f

Downpour Designs

Investigate how sound is made and changed to make music! Use your understanding of sound to develop and play your own instrument.

Flip Code: 88b1921a

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