Make simple paper helicopters, which spin when dropped from a height. They model how a maple seed spins as it falls from a tree.
Science content (2016 curriculum):
Biology: Features, Adaptations of Living Things (K, 1, 3, 7)
Biology: Life Cycles (2)
Science topic (2005 curriculum connection):
Life Science: Plant Growth and Changes (grade 3)
Physical Science: Force and Motion (grade 1)
Physical Science: Forces and Simple Machines (grade 5)