Challenges

Don't forget to participate in our weekly challenges! If you do, you can be entered to win a free book.

Episode 75: How Does NASA Help People on the Ground?

Challenge: As a Public Affairs Officer, you need to make science interesting and understandable. Your challenge is to look up “seahorse” in the online encyclopedia. Then re-write a paragraph...

Read More

Episode 74: How Do Structures Stand Up?

Slender Tower Challenge: You need 10 sheets of paper, scissors, and a roll of tape. Your challenge is to build the tallest tower you can with the smallest base...

Read More

Episode 73: How Do You Keep Zoo Animals Happy?

Challenge: How would you design an exhibit for two animals. One of the animals that you might not like, and one for an animal that you do like. Share...

Read More

Episode 72: How Did Marine Animals End Up on Dry Land?

Challenge: Go outside in your backyard or go to your park. Take your jourmal. Make observations. Look at how things are connected, i.e., what birds and plants are related,...

Read More

Episode 71: Why Do Teeth Decay?

Challenge: Get and apple and a pencil. Give the apple 2 or 3 stabs with the pencil. Let the apple sit on the counter for a couple of days....

Read More

Episode 70: Why Do Science Experiments Travel by Balloon instead of by Jet?

Challenge:  Understand the structure of the Earth’s Atmosphere Use a series of boxes and stack them on top of each other. Each box represents a layer of the atmosphere....

Read More
Skip to content