Book Support Challenge

Plant build and test your design. The 8th grade classes are building books supports out of only paper clips, note cards, and rubber bands. They must meet certain criteria and constraints such as only using their limited amount of supplies, being 3 in off the ground, and supporting a dictionary.
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Lincoln Park Zoo Ethology Research

Lincoln Park Zoo Ethology Research

Students are researching and collecting data that will allow them to better understand the ethology of a zoo animal. The students will then compare and contrast the ethology of a zoo animal and an animal that lives in their neighborhood.

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Science Club – Get A Grip!

Science Club – Get A Grip!

Students are building a functional prosthetic arm from low-cost, readily available materials including:  plastic pipe, wood shims, hooks, and duct tape. Get a Grip! was designed as a biomedical engineering-themed informal science curriculum for middle school youth.

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