Read about the different tools of technology we use throughout our day. Think about which kinds of technology you use yourself.
Many technologies are made up of different parts that each perform a certain job. This basic introduction to systems will show you how all the parts work together as a group to complete a task.
Technology is the name we give to the tools that help make work easier, safer, or more fun for us to do. Learn about the basics of technology and how it improves our lives.
Read about the things that change outdoors with the season, including the hours of sunlight and the temperature.
Read about the invention of certain tools, and how they have been improved over time to become the technology we use today.
Read about the Sun and the Moon, and how they change positions in the sky throughout the day. Find out what else can be seen in the sky.
Read about the kinds of jobs that people do as engineers, and how they use math, science, and creative thinking to solve problems.
Engineers don’t give up when they fail to solve a problem. Discover why learning from mistakes helps guide engineers to find the best solution.
Different problems need different solutions, but engineers follow the same steps to solve them. Discover the path engineers take to find new solutions or improve old ones.
Read about some of the things that engineers design, such as bridges and water systems, to improve life in our communities.
Read all about primary colors, and how they mix together to make secondary colors.
Could an engineer that builds roads fix a problem on an airplane? Read about how different kinds of problems are solved by different kinds of engineers.
Engineers often look to nature to help them solve problems. Read about human technologies that have been inspired by animals and plants.
Technology can make work easier, safer, and more fun. But some technology can also be harmful to the environment. Read about how we can make responsible choices in our use of technologies to help lessen the harm to the environment.
Energy powers the things that make our lives easier, safer, and more fun. Read about the Earth-friendly tools that are used to gather energy.
The only way we can learn about dinosaurs is by studying their fossils. Read about how comparing fossils shows us how different dinosaurs moved, what foods they ate, and how they protected themselves.
Did you know that a problem can have many different solutions? Read about how an engineer finds the best solution to solve a problem or meet a need.
Engineers build models to help them test how well their solutions will work. Read about how testing small-sized models helps them spot mistakes, make improvements, and create the best solution possible!
Computer scientists know how to follow steps, spot patterns, and fix problems to reach a goal. Read about how anyone can learn to think like a computer scientist!
Robots are machines that can do work on their own. Read about all of the different and exciting jobs robots do in our communities.
Did you know that an object can only move if a force is placed on it? Read about pushing and pulling—the forces that make objects move—and what happens when you change the strength or direction of a force.
Some objects must be made of certain kinds of materials to make them work the way they should. Read about how the properties of different materials, such as their hardness or weight, help make an object fit the job it is made for.
How does a frog grow? Follow the journey through a frog's life cycle, from the time the egg is laid, through it stage as a tadpole to becoming a fully grown frog.
How does a chicken grow? Follow the journey through a chicken's life cycle, from the time the egg is laid, through hatching as a chick to becoming a fully grown hen.
How does a butterfly grow? Follow the journey through a butterfly's life cycle, from the time the egg is laid, through hatching as a caterpillar, to forming a cocoon and emerging as a fully grown butterfly.