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    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
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    Learners use engineering design principles to construct and test a fully solar-powered car. Solar car kits usually include a photovoltaic cell and motor; some include a chassis as well. Encourage...

    Over $20 per student Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners build large-scale structures and cantilevers in a series of "building out" challenges with garden poles and tape. In doing so, learners will experience many of...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    WGBH
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    In this engineering activity, learners will get acquainted with the basics of wind energy and power production by fabricating and testing various blade designs for table-top windmills constructed...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners work in teams to design and build solar water heating devices that mimic those used in residences to capture energy in the form of solar radiation and convert it to thermal energy. This...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    In this design-based lesson, learners study flood dynamics as they modify a riverbed with blockages or levees to simulate real-world scenarios. Learners will learn about floodplains, consider...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    New York Hall of Science
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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. Learners will harness the power of thrust...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this engineering activity (page 3 of PDF), young learners investigate how a pole can be made stable by “planting” its base in the ground or adding supports to the base. First, learners observe...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 30 to 45 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF SciGirls Activity: Milk Carton Boat) is a full inquiry investigation into boat hull design. Groups of learners will use empty half-pint milk cartons to fashion...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Lift Off) is a full inquiry investigation into the engineering challenges of sending scientific sensors into space. Groups of learners...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    In this design-based activity, learners explore environments, ecosystems, energy flow and organism interactions by creating a model biodome. Learners become engineers who create model ecosystems....

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 4 to 24 hours

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