Science Craft: Adventure Club,
from the Adventure Trails book

Number Requirement in Brief
S-101 Visit a science museum.
S-102 Enter a project in a science fair.
S-103 Read science news or a science magazine regularly.
S-104 Set up your own chem lab.
S-105 Tour a school chemistry lab.
S-106 Visit a chemical laboratory.
S-107 Do an experiment putting two materials in the same space.
S-108 Do an experiment with the sun breaking down paper dye.
S-109 Do an experiment with bleach.
S-110 Do a test for starch.
S-111 Do a bubble experiment.
S-112 Make invisible ink.
S-113 Do an experiment heating air.
S-114 Make sugar crystals.
S-115 Do a vinegar and baking soda experiment.
S-116 Do an experiment with carbon dioxide.
S-117 Learn how to make rain.
S-118 Show how smoke can relight a candle.
S-119 See which materials float.
S-120 Learn about making heat through friction.
S-121 Do an experiment with hot air.
S-122 Drop two object of different weights.
S-123 Do an experiment to bend light waves.
S-124 Do an inertia experiment.
S-125 Do an experiment with centrifugal force.
S-126 Make bottle top gears.
S-127 Do an experiment with a rubber band and pitch.
S-128 Learn about x-rays.
S-129 Learn about cosmic rays.
S-130 Demonstrate air pockets.
S-131 Do an experiment on air pressure.
S-132 Do an experiment to show that air has weight.
S-133 Stab a potato with a straw.
S-134 Figure out the average amount of time you watch television.
S-135 Measure your growth over a period of time.
S-136 Graph the daily temperature.
S-137 Graph price changes.
S-138 Calculate ages from tombstones.
S-139 Compare prices from two grocery stores.
S-140 Determine the area of your room.
S-141 Determine the distance from your home to the state capital.
S-142 Figure daily and weekly mileage on your car.
S-143 Figure out how to double a recipe.
S-144 Figure out your reading speed.
S-145 Figure out the average weight of your family or club.
S-146 Figure out the average height of your family or club.
S-147 Weigh some fruits or vegetables at the store.
S-148 Catch an insect and observe it for a few hours.
S-149 Identify some insects.
S-150 Visit a museum of natural history.
S-151 Watch insects come to a light bulb.
S-152 Collect and label insects.
S-153 Watch a spider spin a web.
S-154 Watch a snail.
S-155 Make an ant farm or watch an ant colony.
S-156 Find and raise a caterpillar.
S-157 Watch the nest of a mother bird.
S-158 Visit a bird refuge.
S-159 Read about different kinds of dogs.
S-160 Learn about cold-blooded and warm-blooded animals.
S-161 Watch the reactions of an earthworm in cold and warm temperatures.
S-162 Raise some tadpoles.
S-163 Learn about turtles.
S-164 Take care of a turtle for a few days.
S-165 Take care of some fish.
S-166 Hatch eggs in an incubator.
S-167 Learn the names for different kinds of baby animals.
S-168 Learn about a spider's web.
S-169 Learn about mollusks.
S-170 Learn about bees.
S-171 Learn about the life cycle of a mosquito or flea.
S-172 Name three different classes of animals.
S-173 Write about an insect.
S-174 Explain how insects are different from other animals.
S-175 Explain predator-prey relationships.
S-176 Observe the birth of an animal and watch the baby for several weeks.
S-177 Learn about an extinct or prehistoric animal.
S-178 Learn about George Washington Carver.
S-179 Learn about Sequoia trees.
S-180 Visit a park and take a nature hike.
S-181 Talk to a horticulturist and learn about their job.
S-182 Determine a tree's age by the rings.
S-183 Prepare a flower arrangement and identify all the flowers in it.
S-184 Learn about the parts of a flower.
S-185 Learn how water rises up a stem.
S-186 Change the color of a carnation.
S-187 Watch how seeds grow.
S-188 Learn how roots grow.
S-189 Plant a root cutting.
S-190 Collect and classify seeds.
S-191 Collect and press flowers.
S-192 Identify trees and shrubs in your neighborhood.
S-193 Mount and label twigs.
S-194 Mount and label cones.
S-195 Learn how paper is made and recycled.
S-196 Learn the effect of light on plants.
S-197 Tie a bag over a plant and see what happens after several hours.
S-198 Learn about chlorophyll.
S-199 Put four pieces of moldy bread in four different places and observe the results.
S-200 Find out how plants make their own food.
S-201 Collect water from a natural source and watch it settle.
S-202 Visit a quarry and learn how the products are removed.
S-203 Learn about marble.
S-204 Learn about volcanoes.
S-205 Learn about minerals.
S-206 Observe some soil samples.
S-207 Learn how weather and plants can effect sidewalks and cement foundations.
S-208 Learn about the major rivers in our country.
S-209 Learn about soil erosion.
S-210 Find and draw a picture of four layers of soil.
S-211 Learn how pressure makes sedimentary rock.
S-212 Learn about fossils.
S-213 Learn about gemstones.
S-214 Make a geyser.
S-215 Learn about magma and volcanic gasses.
S-216 Learn about igneous rocks.
S-217 Learn about the soil in your area.
S-218 Collect pictures of how rocks are used.
S-219 Start a rock collection.
S-220 Watch a cut lettuce leaf for several days.
S-221 Find out how much of the human body is water.
S-222 Learn about the water needed by your community.
S-223 See what's left when water evaporates.
S-224 Learn about the minerals in the sea.
S-225 Learn about some oceanography explorations.
S-226 Visit some locks and watch a boat go through.
S-227 Learn how the earth stores water.
S-228 Keep track of precipitation in your area.
S-229 Freeze some water in a jar and see what happens.
S-230 See how wind effects evaporation.
S-231 See how temperature effects evaporation.
S-232 See how surface area effects evaporation.
S-233 See how condensation works.
S-234 Make a model of the earth's water table.
S-235 Figure out how much water you use in a week.
S-236 Make and use a snow gauge.
S-237 See how much water melted snow makes.
S-238 Watch how cold water sinks and hot water rises.
S-239 Make your own ocean waves.
S-240 Compare load bearing capabilities between salt water and fresh water.
S-241 Learn about surface tension on water.
S-242 Learn how to conserve water.
S-243 Visit a U.S. weather station.
S-244 Visit an observatory and look at the moon through a telescope.
S-245 Read about the space program and list products that we have because of it.
S-246 Read about past space programs.
S-247 Read about a famous aviator.
S-248 Draw or paint pictures about historical aviation events.
S-249 Make a picture book of different airplanes.
S-250 Learn about the North Star and a legend associated with it.
S-251 Figure out how much you would weigh on the moon.
S-252 Learn about distance and size comparison.
S-253 Learn about day and night with a ball and flashlight.
S-254 Draw planets on a chart showing their relative size.
S-255 Explain some astronomy terms.
S-256 Observe the effects of air resistence on two pieces of paper.
S-257 Do an experiment to demonstrate "lift".
S-258 Use a balloon to demonstrate "thrust".
S-259 Learn about light aircraft.
S-260 Learn about clouds.
S-261 Make a weather station and use it.
S-262 Keep track of the weather in different parts of the country.
S-263 Explain about rainbows and similar phenomena.
S-264 Make sketches of a constellation at two different times.
S-265 Write a brief biography of an astronaut or space scientist.
S-266 Watch a man-made satellite in the sky.
S-267 Build a sun-dial.
S-268 Draw the rain cycle.
S-269 Experiment with kite shapes.
S-270 Make a "pictionary" of aerospace terms.
S-271 Learn about Skylab and write a story about it.
S-272 Choose some items you would send to another planet and write an explanation of them.
S-273 Write a story about where you would go on the Space Shuttle.
S-274 Create a crossword puzzle of space related terms.
S-275 Learn about windmills.
S-276 Learn how a windmill works.
S-277 Learn about solar energy for heat.
S-278 Find out how gas or electric energy reaches your home.
S-279 Invite someone to talk to your club about ways to save energy.
S-280 Learn about power dams.
S-281 Visit an oil or gas field.
S-282 Learn about nuclear energy.
S-283 Learn how evaporation decreases temperature.
S-284 Learn about static electricity.
S-285 Learn about insulation by melting ice.
S-286 Find out what kind of energy sources were available 50 years ago.
S-287 Learn about electricity.
S-288 Learn about the career of electrical engineer.
S-289 Learn about your usage of paper products.
S-290 Learn how fossil fuel is formed.
S-291 Learn about heat absorption.
S-292 Test insulation materials.
S-293 Learn about heat radiation.
S-294 Learn how to read your electric meter and figure out your usage.
S-295 Write a story about how your life would be different without electricity.
S-296 Visit a vehicle assembly plant.
S-297 Travel by plane, train, or boat and make observations about the trip.
S-298 Learn about the usefulness of the space shuttle.
S-299 Learn about the history of various types of transportation.
S-300 Observe a dock or freight wharf.
S-301 Visit a lighthouse or airport and learn about beacons.
S-302 Learn about rapid mass transit systems.
S-303 Take a ride on a mass transit system.
S-304 Keep track of the transportation you use during the week.
S-305 Compare the cost of different modes of transportation.
S-306 Use a mileage scale on a map and figure out the mileage between major towns.
S-307 Figure the cost of a trip on Amtrak.
S-308 Learn about car safety equipment that comes on cars.
S-309 Learn about transportation 50 years ago.
S-310 Make a display of the history of one form of transportation.
S-311 Make a model of a train, plane, ship, or space capsule.
S-312 Learn how a TV station receives and transmits signals.
S-313 Visit a phone company and learn how calls are made.
S-314 Learn about amateur radio.
S-315 Learn about CB.
S-316 Learn Morse code.
S-317 Make a string telephone.
S-318 Record a mock radio broacast.
S-319 Write and send a telegram.
S-320 Make a crystal radio set.

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