The Leonardo was opened in 2011 as a non-profit organization. We wanted to create a new kind of museum that combined science, technology, and art in experiences that inspire creativity and innovation in our visitors. By adding several hands-on experiences to the traditional museum experience, we believe we are forging a new way forward in the museum industry.
This list contains materials that can be used to complete CBL projects in any learning environment. All materials are available online, and some are available in stores as well. These items are things that we have used here at the Leonardo for activities before. The links are purely for your information; we do not receive anything if you use a link.
"Explore current electricity by creating your own circuit! Learn (or review) the parts of a complete
circuit, investigate amps, volts, and watts, and understand the speed of an electron! Students will
participate in a facilitate group activity and create their own light-up circuit cards to take home with
Making a collage about yourself shows what you're interested or drawn to. This video will demonstrate to students how to begin a collage that respresents who the are, who they want to be, or a collection of things that speak to them.
This presentation addresses Challenge-Based Learning. Challenge-Based Learning, or CBL, is a learning framework that focuses on solving real-world problems and helping students develop 21st-century skills.
A recorded presentation of the Part 1 - Challenge-Based Learning & STEAM in Online/Hybrid Classrooms.
A recorded presentation of the Part 2 - Challenge-Based Learning - Resources & Accessibility.
A video introduction to pollution explaining what pollution is and what kind of pollution we see in our communities. Question prompts about pollution concluded the video.
A video demonstration of a water pollution activity. Students will create a polluted water source and then make a water filter to try and remove pollutants.