Classroom Tools for Volunteers

Innovation Generation – Making an Impact volunteers have the unique ability to ignite, engage and empower young makers and doers to help support the workforce of tomorrow. Innovation Generation’s volunteer resources were designed to equip volunteers with everything they need to make their classroom visit a success and inspire tomorrow’s leaders with the making and doing.

Volunteer Guide

Volunteer Guide

From setting up your classroom visit to making the most of your volunteering experience, this guide provides volunteers with everything they need to empower student makers to build STEAM skills that support the workforce of tomorrow.

Volunteer Guide

Volunteer Resources

Classroom Activity
Tensile Bubbles

Math, Physical Science, Engineering, Art

Tensile Bubbles

In this activity, students will investigate tension-carrying, or “tensile”, structures by building inverted architectural designs with three-dimensional bubble wands.

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Classroom Activity
Angled Launch

Math, Physical Science, Engineering

Angled Launch

In this activity, students will utilize principles from geometry and physics to build and test their own catapults.

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Inertial Impact

Physical Science, Engineering, Art

Inertial Impact

In this activity, students will apply the theory of inertia and Newton’s First Law of Motion (as learned through a magician’s table cloth trick) to create a seatbelt that protects an egg “passenger” during a crash test. This activity supports the Concept & Create Virtual Field Trip.

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