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Summer Camp Activities are Now on Video

Solar s’mores, cool catapults…and much more! Check out Learning Power’s latest videos. Students will love these hands-on activities covering STEM energy topics like transformation of energy, insulators and conductors, and engineering.  Learning has never been so much fun!

Activity: Chain Reaction with Legos

Video Length: 25 Min.

Activity Length: 30 Min.

Grade Level Range: Upper Elementary, Middle School

Materials: Classic Lego Set, Lego Chain Reactions: Design & Build by Pat Murphy and the Scientists of Klutz Labs, A flat surface, and Scissors

Activity: Solar Bracelets and Keychains

Video Length: 25 Min.

Activity Length: 30 Min.

Grade Level Range: Lower and Upper Elementary

Materials: Solar pony beads, Assorted pony beads, string, Key ring (for keychains), and Scissors

Activity: Building a Homemade Light Bulb

Video Length: 7 Min.

Activity Length: 30 Min.

Grade Level Range: Upper Elementary and Middle School

Materials: Aluminum pie pan, Electrical tape, 8- D-Cell batteries, 0.7 mm pencil lead, 2 alligator clip wires, 1 mason jar

Activity: Solar Energy: Building a Solar Oven

Video Length: 15 Min.

Activity Length: 30 Min.

Grade Level Range: Upper Elementary, Middle, and High School

Materials: Pizza Box, Black construction paper, Clear plastic wrap or Sheet protector, Scissors, Tape, Glue, Aluminum foil

Activity: Energy Efficiency Storytime

Video Length: 6 Min.

Activity Length: 30 Min.

Grade Level Range: Lower Elementary

Materials: Joining the Watt Squad- The Adventures of Savvy & Squander, Savvy or Squander Coloring Sheet, Crayons, Optional: Tongue depressor or popsicle stick, Glue or tape, and Scissors

Activity: Transformation of Energy: Building a Balloon Rocket

Video Length: 8 Min.

Activity Length: 20 Min.

Grade Level Range: Upper & Lower Elementary

Materials: String (6 feet or more), Balloons, Straw piece, and Tape

Activity: Transformation of Energy: Building a Catapult

Video Length: 8 Min.

Activity Length: 20 Min.

Grade Level Range: Upper Elementary

Materials: 9 Large popsicle sticks/craft sticks, 4 rubber bands, 1 Bottle top (Water bottle top works great), 1 Pompom (or mini marshmallow)