Volunteer Joyce Hudson’s Bridge Building Experiment for 3rd Graders at DC’s Payne Elementary

Volunteer Joyce Hudson’s Bridge Building Experiment for 3rd Graders at DC’s Payne Elementary

EXPERIMENT 1 OBJECTIVE: Build a structure that can support the most possible weight.   MATERIALS: Wooden Clothespins Binder Clips –3/4 inch wide Colored Jumbo Craft Sticks – 6 inches long Books PROCEDURE: Have children break out into teams of 3-4 and challenge them to build structures that support weight. They will use the binder clips…

RESET Volunteer Allison Ho’s Liquid Rainbow Density Experiment

RESET Volunteer Allison Ho’s Liquid Rainbow Density Experiment

Liquid Rainbow: Density experiment Adult Supervision Required Items needed: Honey Light Corn syrup (clear) Dish washing liquid detergent (preferably blue or green) Water Oil (Olive oil or vegetable oil) Empty Clear Jar or Empty large clear bottle (labels removed) Food Coloring in assorted colors (Red, Green, Blue) measuring cup for liquids 5 plastic cups spoon…

RESET wins prestigious award from Catalogue for Philanthropy!

RESET wins prestigious award from Catalogue for Philanthropy!

Spread the News! RESET has been designated a top DC nonprofit by the Catalogue for Philanthropy for 2016/17.  To be selected, a non-profit must successfully pass a rigorous review process conducted by a team 100+ experts in the local philanthropic field. Thanks so much for all you do to make our work exceptional! RESET is…

RESET Volunteer Hernandez Involves Parents in her Classroom Sessions

RESET Volunteer Hernandez Involves Parents in her Classroom Sessions

RESET Volunteer Sandra Hernandez invited parents of her students to assist in her classroom experiments for second graders and many did. Although it isn’t always possible to involve parents, RESET volunteers should give it a try by asking our teachers to help us reach out to our students’ parents,  Some feedback from Sandra’s parent volunteers: Sandra-…

RESET Volunteer Charles Cisneros’ Earth, Moon and Sun Experiments

RESET Volunteer Charles Cisneros’ Earth, Moon and Sun Experiments

Hi, just returned from down under (Australia and NZ) and now preparing to do some science with you and your junior scientists. I plan to focus on earth patterns, cycles and change (SOL 3,8a) for the remainder of this semester as we discussed.   – Day prior to each class- please have each student write…