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Apple Investigation

Pre-K - 2

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Catch the Science Bug

How do scientist do an investigation? This is an inquiry investigation where children gather data to learn more about apples! Data is collected, counted, sorted, and conclusions are made just like real scientists would do! Basic plant concepts are also covered. (Classroom… Read on... »

Basic Oceanography

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Catch the Science Bug

By participating in this program, you will learn about the largest mountain chains on earth, the structure of the sea floor, why ocean water taste so bad, where sand comes from, and much more! This program takes a broad look at our oceans, the variety of environments that occur… Read on... »

Be An Earth Detective

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Catch the Science Bug

What does the subsurace look like? What is it made of and why do we need to know? In this program, students will learn a skill used by scientists to map the earth’s interior. Students receive their own model of the earth, collect data, record data, and analyzed data to… Read on... »

Detective Training 101: The Case of the Missing Gift Cards

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Catch the Science Bug

Poor Mr. Pickit hid his gift cards in a section of his market but he can not remember where. The only clues are his white fingerprints that are left on the display case. It’s your job to say analyze the white powders and find his missing cards! (Classroom) Read on... »

Dino Dig

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Catch the Science Bug

Children play the part of a paleontologist as they find and assemble the bones of a wooden dinosaur model! This activity engages students in comparing human bones to dinosaur bones, sorting bones, and sequencing the size of the bones! A key is then used to identify the dinosaur… Read on... »

Natural Selection Mystery

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Catch the Science Bug

Natural Selection Mystery: This program features the concept of natural selection. Play the role Harriet the hungry Dolphin and her geeky friend Sheldon the Shark to “see” how natural selection can affect a population. Next apply what you learned to solve a real… Read on... »

Pond Health

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Catch the Science Bug

How healthy is the pond in your area? Learn about underground connections that can affect the health of your pond. See a short video clip from our PBS Rhode Island series on these rarely thought about connections. Test real pond water to see how healthy it is! Then do a few… Read on... »

Tapping into Tap Water

Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Catch the Science Bug

How is water cleaned for driniking? View a video tour of a drinking water treatment facility from our PBS Rhode Island series. Although the water is clean when it leaves the facility, it can travel for miles in underground pipes to your home. How does that affect your water?… Read on... »

The Science of Summer Smorgasbord

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Catch the Science Bug

This is a presentation style program that has great visuals that all relate to summer! The audience participates through answering questions, playing quiz games and helping with the demonstrations! In the end it is a shocking good time- literally with the help of a Van Der… Read on... »

Thirst Quenching

Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12

Student Program:
In-school program
Provided by: Catch the Science Bug

Water is an essential part of our daily lives but how much time do you spend thinking about it? What is the source of our water? What happens to it after we use it? Who or what is using lots of water? Through demonstations, interactive games and clips from our award-winning PBS… Read on... »