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    In this puzzle, learners investigate the decisions involved in linking a network between houses in a muddy city. It can lead on to a discussion of minimal spanning tree algorithms for optimizing...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    This activity explores the main algorithms that are used as the basis for searching on computers, using different variations on the game of battleships. This activity demonstrates three search...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners help a poor cartographer color in the countries on a map, making sure each country is colored a different color than any of its neighbors. Through this exercise, learners...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this outdoor activity, learners use pegs (like tent pegs) and string or elastic to simulate drill sites and roads in Northern Canada. Learners are challenged with figuring out how to connect the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    This activity lets learners participate in the process of reconstructing a phylogenetic tree and introduces them to several core bioinformatics concepts, particularly in relation to evolution....

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners conduct a simulation exercise related to public key encryption and try to intercept a message sent between two learners. This activity works with two learners but is most...

    free Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    This activity introduces the idea of "divide and conquer" using a fictitious but serious problem--a pair of dirty socks has accidentally been wrapped in one of the presents that Santa is...

    free Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    This activity about cryptographic techniques illustrates how to accomplish a simple, but nevertheless seemingly impossible task—making a fair, random choice by flipping a coin between two people...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners listen to songs and decode hidden messages based on the same principle as a modem. As a final challenge, learners decode the binary messages in a music video. This is an...

    free Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    This activity shows learners how computers use numbers to represent pictures. A grid is used to represent the pixels (short for picture elements) of a computer screen. Numbers indicate whether...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - adult 30 to 45 minutes

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