1. Construct models of the Sun, Earth, and Moon and create a series that matches the phases of the Moon using the Moon Phase Activity from A Private Universe.
2. Build your own miniature ecosystems and observe plant and butterfly life cycles within. All instructions and links for materials are provided in Life Science: Brassica and Butterfly System.
3. Create a Cat-Traption, or Rube Goldberg-style machine. First, see if you can tell where the energy comes from as you move through different stages of the Cat-Traption interactive in workshop 3, “Transfer and Conversion of Energy,” of Science in Focus: Energy. Then try making your own Cat-Traption at home.
4. Start a rock collection and examine the geological makeup of your neighborhood. Use the Rock Cycle interactive to help you identify the specimens you collect.
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