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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    No glue is needed for learners of any age to become marshmallow architects or engineers. Using marshmallows and water (and maybe edible decorations like peanut butter, pretzels, gumdrops, etc.),...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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    Learners examine the manufacturing process while they make picture frames from cereal boxes. Although this is a simple project, it gives learners the opportunity to think about and discuss the more...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Make
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    In this three-part activity, learners use paper to explore Bernoulli's Principle — fast-moving air has lower pressure than non-moving air. First, learners observe what happens when they hold a...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners construct three quick and simple mechanisms to start building a pop-up book. Learners fold, cut, and glue paper to make a bird beak, parallelogram, and V-fold. This...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Polymer Science Learning Foundation
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    In this activity, learners discover that some plastics will shrink when you get them hot. Learners bake polystyrene in a regular oven and discover what happens. Safety note: Learners need an adult&...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Find out what it would be like to have ears shaped differently from your own! Design and make different animal ears then try them out. Produced by the Exploratorium, this activity uses simple, off...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Computer Science Unplugged
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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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    WNET
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    In this Cyberchase activity, learners make carpenter's squares and use them to measure square corners. Learners cut out the carpenter's square template and attach it to tagboard. Learners...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    NASA
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    Using information from the My Place in Space lithograph, learners write and/or draw a postcard to friends and family as if they had gone beyond the interstellar boundary of our Solar System, into...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Create airplanes from straws and geometric shapes. Test them out to see how far they can fly, or how accurately they can be aimed. All you need is a straw, two strips of paper, and some tape to...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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