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In this engineering challenge, learners design and build a crane out of cardboard to see how heavy a load it can lift.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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In this engineering activity, learners explore simple machines and then build cardboard automata using cams.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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In this online game, learners build complicated machines to complete simple tasks. The game starts with a power source on one side of the screen and the task on the other side.

free Ages 8 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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This is an activity about motion, power, air and Newton’s Third Law of Motion, which states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners explore the concept of friction and how ball bearings reduce friction.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity, learners experiment with gear motion to understand how gears work to change the amount of force, speed, or direction of motion in machines.

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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Take the two-straw challenge and discover how pressure affects vacuums! In this activity, learners experiment with drinking through one and two straws, comparing the amount of liquid they can drink.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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In this activity, learners build their own construction cranes using tongue depressors and pushpins.

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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Build your own Mini Mini Golf Course and learn about hands-on building and design, basic circuitry, motion modules and more!

\$5 - \$10 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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Experiment with friction and make bearings for a whirligig! This activity is a nice introduction to friction and bearings and demonstrates why bearings are useful for spinning.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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In this engineering activity, learners design and build a mechanical arm to lift a small item.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity, learners explore work, forces, simple machines, and construction. This lesson guide includes simple ways to demonstrate these principles as well as hands-on activities.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 4 - 8 1 to 2 hours