Engineering Inspired by Nature Kit

Engineering Inspired by Nature Kit
Item# KT-9090
$530.00

Product Description

LP1: Introduction to Engineering Inspired by Nature
  • dry spaghetti, pkg/280
  • roll of masking tape
  • roll of string
  • marshmallows, regular size, pkg/15
  • flat cardboard, 1 square foot
  • writing journal for each student
  • balloon
  • PETE, .30mm x 1.5 x 9.5 cm (.012x5/8x3-3/4")

    LP2: Cool Curves
  • polarized glasses, linear 90/90 degrees
  • linear polarized plastic sheet, 6" square, 90/90 degree
  • swatches of clear PETE (#1) plastic, .012x4x4", p/24
  • large plastic trash bag
  • piece of chalk
  • black felt tip pens, fine non-permanent
  • small circular object for tracing, such as a nickel
  • corrugated cardboard, 1 square foot
  • roll of masking tape, 3/4" wide
  • resealable plastic sandwich bags , 4x6", pkg/60
  • rubber bands (4 per 2-3 students), pkg/60
  • straight edges, 30-cm ruler
  • saltines, pkg/15
  • scissors, safety
  • roll of plastic wrap (1 square foot per 2-3 students)

    LP3: Magical Mucus
  • Slinky, regular size
  • 32-oz. corn starch to make oobleck.
  • clear bowls, 7" dia
  • small bowl
  • glass bottle of ketchup
  • plastic butter knife
  • wooden stir sticks
  • roll on glue stick
  • dark construction paper 9 x 12
  • rectangular tray, approximately 9 x 13 and 4 deep (optional; not included in kit)

    LP4: Fastest Fastener
  • hook-and-loop strip, approximately 2 feet with adhesive back
  • shirt closed with hook-and-loop strip
  • shirt closed with buttons
  • shirt closed with zippers
  • shirt closed with snaps
  • samples of hook-and-loop fastener dots
  • Gecko-Inspired Bulletin Strip
  • hand lenses

    LP5: Gallivanting Gliders
  • foam sheets, 4x6", pkg/30
  • paper, card stock, 8-1/2x11", assorted color, pkg/60
  • measuring tape
  • cottonballs for gliders, pkg/60
  • paperclips, #1
  • roll of Scotch tape
  • pages of phone book paper, (optional, included in kit), pkg/15

    LP6: Indomitable Drops
  • eyedroppers
  • microscope slides
  • Emory cloth, coarse sandpaper, 60-grit or less.
  • untreated white cotton fabric swatches, 6x6", pkg/15
  • white cotton fabric swatches, 6x6" , treated with spray-on hydrophobic
  • fabric coating, pkg/15
  • swatches of wax paper, 12x12", pkg/15
  • magnets, ceramic bar, 2 7/8" x 7/8" x 3/8" Rectangle
  • ground black pepper packets
  • small plastic containers for water, pkg/10
  • food coloring, red, 1-oz

    LP7: Beetle Boats
  • fine mesh screen lid for large-mouth mason jar
  • large-mouth mason jar
  • small, elongate tubs for boat races, Mini Paint Roller Tray, 1/2 Pt Capacity,
  • 4 In, Plastic, White
  • small metal paper clip, size #3
  • rubber bands, #16 pale crepe, pkg/3
  • craft foam sheets, 4x6", assorted color
  • sewing needle
  • penny, pkg/10
  • liquid dish soap, 2 oz
  • bottles of rubbing alcohol (70% isopropyl)
  • toothpicks, pkg/ 15
  • food coloring, blue and green, 1-oz

    LP8: Creature Feature
  • Nature's Abilities cards (pre-cut and laminated in the kit, but also provided in the Creature Feature lesson) - 1 set of 15 cards

    Printed material
  • Wall poster (optional)
  • Teachers guide - downloadable electronic copy
  • Teachers guide - printed copy, B&W (optional)
  • Teachers guide - printed copy, colored (optional)

    Digital materials provided at www.LearningWithNature.org
  • Media slides (available online through www.LearningWithNature.org)
  • Training videos (available online through www.LearningWithNature.org)

    Storage and shipping materials
  • Ziplock bags for organizing contents of kit, pkg/10
  • Storage bin for containing kit contents -plastic storage container
  • Box for shipping kit