December 05, 2020

Saturday STEM: Best Blubber (Grades 7-8)

December 05, 2020 Online • Online Course AuroraIL  60506 View Map Organized by Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Sessions

Price
$20.00 Register

Save on this event with ACTIVE Advantage

Your Advantage member discount automatically applies at checkout

Save on this event with ACTIVE Advantage

Members save up to $10 on registration fees and more!

Get up to $10 OFF this event

Advantage members save up
to $10 on registration fees!

Media

1 Photos and Videos

media item

About this event

December 05, 2020
Saturday

Online

Online Course AuroraIL  60506
View Map
When our environment gets cold, we insulate ourselves with extra layers of clothing and we typically don’t spend extended times in the cold. Marine mammals don’t have a choice with how long they stay in their cold environment, nor can they add layers to help maintain their body temperature. One interesting adaptation that allows marine animals to live and thrive in a colder-than-body-temperature environment (the ocean) -- without expending too much energy -- is blubber. How can we model this interesting animal adaptation? In this program, students are challenged to design and conduct an experiment that aims to identify which substances can model the best blubber (or not)! Principles of experimental design will be emphasized along the way.
Online • Online Course AuroraIL  60506 Get Directions

More events from this organizer

Similiar events