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    TERC
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    Using recycled materials, learners will design a transportation vehicle to carry an egg in an egg toss (a rudimentary model of a shock absorbent transport vessel). Learners will consider how their...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    NASA
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    In this Engineering Design Challenge activity, learners will use balloons to investigate how a multi-stage rocket, like that used in the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) mission, can propel a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Bridge: Online Ocean Science Education Resource Center
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    In this data activity, learners will explore shipwrecks from four National Marine Sanctuaries on the West Coast of the United States. Learners will practice map skills while exploring historical...

    free Ages 14 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners create a "Jam Jar Jet" based on Francois Reynst's discovery of a pulsejet engine, which uses one opening for both air intake and exhaust. Learners will be...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 14 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    In this activity, learners make a small batch of biodiesel that will work in any diesel engine. Learners use an old juice bottle as a "reactor" vessel to chemically process vegetable oil...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - adult 1 to 7 days
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners create a small explosion by collecting hydrogen and oxygen gas together and squeezing them into a flame. Two test tubes are used to generate the gases: zinc and hydrochloric acid to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 14 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Museum of Science Boston
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    Design a vessel that tests the limits of wind power given a set of off the shelf and recycled materials. Great with groups or individuals, but make sure you have a "body of water" to test...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity, learners will explore buoyancy. They will use a variety of objects to practice their prediction skills (what will and won't float) and discover why some things are...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes