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    In this activity, learners explore how parachutes are used to slow down moving objects. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own parachutes out of everyday...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    In this activity, learners investigate passive solar building design with a focus solely on heating. They learn how insulation, window placement, thermal mass, surface colors, and site orientation...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 4 to 24 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore the design of rubber band powered cars. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own rubber band cars out of everyday items. They...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 13 of the PDF, use a special plastic card that has been painted with a chemical that changes color when it is in UV light. Examine how the more UV rays there are, the...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore the concept of conducting or insulating electricity. Learners test different everyday materials to determine if the materials are conductors or insulators of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity on page 7 of the PDF (Water in Our World), learners make their own water treatment systems for cleaning water. Learners construct two filters to test: one with sand and one with...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF under GPS: Balloon Fiesta Activity) is a full inquiry investigation into Bernoulli’s principle and airplane wings. Learners will design and build their...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Wisconsin-Madison
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    In this activity (pages 42-49), learners discover the methods and challenges of building nanoscale structures with macroscale equipment. This activity presents a sampling of the tools, materials,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners make an electromagnet motor to demonstrate the most basic method of changing electrical energy into mechanical energy. This experiment relates to Nikola Tesla's work...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this chemistry activity, learners transform two ingredients (4% polyvinyl alcohol solution and 4% borax solution) into gooey slime. Use this activity to introduce learners to polymers, cross...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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