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Elementary School Level Activities

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The Rock, Mineral, and Fossil ShowCheck out rare gems, dig for fossils, and moreDepartmentEarth & Atmospheric Sciences9:00 am - 2:00 pm Student Building

Learn about Tree RingsCan you guess the age of the burr oak & win a prize?DepartmentGeography9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Burr Oak Tree

Explore your World with Maps!Use mapping tools to learn about places in the worldDepartmentGeography9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Migration GameTake a bird's journeyDepartmentAnimal Behavior9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bio Zone

Mock DigDiscover what it takes to be an archaeologist by identifying unknown items you can dig from the "WRAZL Archaeology (Mock) Site."DepartmentArchaeology & Anthropology9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

3-D modeling: Looking at the Future of CollectionsFrom the ground to the lab to the internet, learn how scientists turn artifacts excavated from the ground into 3-D digital models that can be shared around the world.DepartmentArchaeology & Anthropology9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Functional MorphologyDuring the eclipse, animals' behaviors will change as animals think it is night. Nocturnal animals will come out, diurnal animals will think its bedtime and all their sounds may change. Explore what we can learn about these animal's life histories just from looking at their skulls. DepartmentArchaeology & Anthropology9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Glow BonesJoin us for a UV demonstration where you will see campus squirrels in a new light.DepartmentArchaeology & Anthropology9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Astronomy QuizDepartmentAstronomy9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Circuit

Solar System ColoringDepartmentAstronomy9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Circuit

Make Your Own EclipseDepartmentAstronomy,Eclipse-specific9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Circuit

Eclipse Info TableDepartmentAstronomy,Eclipse-specific9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Circuit

Tour the Kirkwood TelescopeTours starting approximately every 15 minutesDepartmentAstronomy9:00 am - 3:00 pm Astro Zone

Eclipse Info Table (Kirkwood Observatory)DepartmentAstronomy,Eclipse-specific9:00 am - 3:00 pm Astro Zone

Examining SkullsDepartmentBiology9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bio Zone

TortoisesDepartmentBiology9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bio Zone

The Life of BeesDepartmentBiology9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bio Zone

By the light of the moonDepartmentBiology9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bio Zone

PigmentationDepartmentBiology9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bio Zone

Illuminating Science: Bioluminescent BacteriaDepartmentBiology9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bio Zone

Advocate for scienceWrite in support of your favorite animal or place!DepartmentConcerned Scientists at IU9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bio Zone

Fun with Tech ToysDepartmentWomen & Technology9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Circuit

Make Your Own RiverInteract with our new high tech stream table to build your own river!DepartmentEarth & Atmospheric Sciences9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Make Your Own Earthquake!Jump next to an active seismometer and print out the seismogram to take home with you!DepartmentEarth & Atmospheric Sciences9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Pressure, Clouds, and TornadoesDepartmentEarth & Atmospheric Sciences9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Brain HatDepartmentPsychological & Brain Sciences9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Circuit

Neuron ActivityDepartmentPsychological & Brain Sciences9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Circuit

Sensory ActivityDepartmentPsychological & Brain Sciences9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Circuit

What's missing memory gameDepartmentPsychological & Brain Sciences9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Circuit

Pattern puzzles and gamesDepartmentPsychological & Brain Sciences9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Circuit

Cube challengeDepartmentPsychological & Brain Sciences9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Circuit

Block pattern gameDepartmentPsychological & Brain Sciences9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Circuit

How impulsive are you?DepartmentPsychological & Brain Sciences9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Circuit

Growth trackerDepartmentPsychological & Brain Sciences9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Circuit

Trampoline activityDepartmentPsychological & Brain Sciences9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Circuit

Neuron NecklacesDepartmentPsychological & Brain Sciences9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Circuit

Bean Bag Toss with Visual Impairment GogglesDepartmentPsychological & Brain Sciences9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Circuit

Solar Eclipse Tradition ModelsDepartmentEclipse-specific,Museum of Anthropology & Archeology9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Eclipse Scavenger HuntGet your scavenger hunt in preparation for the eclipse on Monday!DepartmentEclipse-specific,University Collections at McCalla9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Build Your Own DodecahedronDepartmentUniversity Collections at McCalla9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Geometric Sculpture Viewing: 2D, 3D, and VRView beautiful geometric sculptures by Morton C. Bradley Jr. in a variety of dimensions!DepartmentUniversity Collections at McCalla9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Book FairHighlights from the IU K-8 book collection and items for young adults, and parents, too.DepartmentLibraries9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Chem Trail

Light in Aquatic SystemsUse field equipment to learn what affects light in lakes and streams and how that influences what survives in freshwater.DepartmentPublic and Environmental Affairs9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bio Zone

Ptolemy Coloring ContestCelebrate History’s Greatest Astronomer!DepartmentHistory & Philosophy of Science & Medicine9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Learning LabExplore thousands of rock, fossil, and mineral specimens!DepartmentIN Geological & Water Survey9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Measuring Eclipse EffectsHow does an eclipse affect Earth?DepartmentEclipse-specific,IN Geological & Water Survey9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Hands-On Mechanical PuzzlesA quieter space to explore the Lilly Library's out of this world collection of mechanical puzzlesDepartmentLibraries9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Chem Trail

Touch and TellCommunicate using a special device!DepartmentSpeech, Language & Hearing9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bod Quad

Name Signs and Secret CodesSign your name using American Sign Language (ASL). Write your name using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)! And decode secret messages!DepartmentSpeech, Language & Hearing9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bod Quad

IC-EMS Supply TourDepartmentEmergency Medical Service9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bod Quad

IC-EMS Airway DemonstrationsDepartmentEmergency Medical Service9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bod Quad

IC-EMS Epi Pen/ Asthma TrainingDepartmentEmergency Medical Service9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bod Quad

IC-EMS Hands only CPR TrainingDepartmentEmergency Medical Service9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bod Quad

Live Eclipse Imaging and Webstream (Preview)Preview: Luddy Eclipse LivestreamDepartmentEclipse-specific,Informatics9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

SolarBird: Community Bird Science for the 2024 EclipseJoin a community science projectDepartmentBiology,Eclipse-specific,Informatics9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Eyeball dissectionView dissected eyeballs from a cow, pig and mouse, and compare to a human model eyeDepartmentOptometry9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bod Quad

Eyeball TossCome play a fun game of ‘eyeball ball’ tossDepartmentOptometry9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bod Quad

Googly-eyed gauntlet (Obstacle Course)Race your way through an obstacle course with restricted visual fieldDepartmentOptometry9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bod Quad

Optical IllusionsLet your eyes trick your brain!DepartmentOptometry9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bod Quad

Polarized SunglassesRegain your privacyDepartmentOptometry9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bod Quad

Which is better, 1 or 2?Take your turn as an eye doctor and check a glasses prescriptionDepartmentOptometry9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bod Quad

Can water make something disappear?Magic trick to make an object disappearDepartmentOptometry9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bod Quad

Language Planet Matching GameMatch the Planet and LanguageDepartmentIndiana Language Workshop9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Language Coloring Corner using the Solar SystemColoring the Solar SystemDepartmentIndiana Language Workshop9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Wheel of BehaviorDepartmentAnimal Behavior9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bio Zone

Race against the ChimpanzeeDepartmentAnimal Behavior9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bio Zone

START Club: Service Through ARTDepartmentBiology9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bio Zone

Hidden Interactions: Partnerships and Parasitism in the SoilDepartmentBiology9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bio Zone

The Development of FrogsDepartmentBiology9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bio Zone

Birds Battle for BoxesDepartmentBiology9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bio Zone

Greenhouse ToursDepartmentBiology9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bio Zone

DNA ExtractionDepartmentBiology9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bio Zone

Fruit FliesDepartmentBiology9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bio Zone

Language Word SearchDepartmentIndiana Language Workshop9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Eclipse ArtExplore the intersection of art and science through interdisciplinary crafts that utilize light and darkness!DepartmentEclipse-specific,Environmental Sciences9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Underwater ColorsAs the eclipse enters totality, sunlight will be blocked and the way we perceive color will change. Join our team to explore how colors look different to us in the dark, which is similar to what happens to our perception in deep water. DepartmentArchaeology & Anthropology,Eclipse-specific9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Spin the Wheel Science Quiz & Eclipse Pinhole Viewer CraftDepartmentEclipse-specific,ScIU - Conversations in Science at IU9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

The Cosmos in Arabic-Speaking CulturesDepartmentLanguage Flagships9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

The Cosmos in Chinese-Speaking CulturesDepartmentLanguage Flagships9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Listen and Learn: Chin Language Audio TourDepartmentLinguistics9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Chin Color and SpellDepartmentEclipse-specific,Linguistics9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Chin Word Search PuzzleChin Languages Research ProjectsDepartmentEclipse-specific,Linguistics9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Healthy You!DepartmentNursing9:00 am - 3:00 pm Bod Quad

AcousticsDepartmentPhysics9:00 am - 3:00 pm Physics Field

Sun Room for DiscoveriesDepartmentPhysics9:00 am - 3:00 pm Physics Field

Electricity & MagnetismDepartmentPhysics9:00 am - 3:00 pm Physics Field

ElectronicsDepartmentPhysics9:00 am - 3:00 pm Physics Field

Light and ColorDepartmentPhysics9:00 am - 3:00 pm Physics Field

MechanicsGyrosocopes! Pendulums! Springs!DepartmentPhysics9:00 am - 3:00 pm Physics Field

Physics Contests RoomGyrosocopes! Pendulums! Springs!DepartmentPhysics9:00 am - 3:00 pm Physics Field

Outdoor PhysicsGyrosocopes! Pendulums! Springs!DepartmentPhysics9:00 am - 3:00 pm Physics Field

Tree TimeDepartmentEarth & Atmospheric Sciences9:00 am - 3:00 pm Earthly Realms

Giant Molecular Modeling Kits, Exploring Ink with Tie Dye SquaresPresented by Women in Organic ChemistryDepartmentChemistry9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Chem Trail

Slime and Mini Lava LampsPresented by NOBBChEDepartmentChemistry9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Chem Trail

Light Refraction Experiment, Magnifying MindsPresented by the Materials Research Society (MRS)DepartmentChemistry9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Chem Trail

Fearing Water: Hydrophobic Materials - Magic Sand and Paper Marbling Self-assembling MaterialsPresented by IU Women in ScienceDepartmentChemistry9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Chem Trail