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    Scientists use enormous wind tunnels to test the design of planes, helicopters, even the Space Shuttle. In this simulation activity, learners create a miniature wind tunnel test by blowing air with...

    Ages 6 - 14
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    Learners trace, cut out and fly a boomerang, outdoors or in a large indoor space. Boomerangs are believed to have originated among the Aborigines of Australia, so this activity could be used in...

    Ages 4 - 14
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    In this outdoor activity, learners plan a simple foot path and create an environmental impact study of the natural area where the path would be. These steps help learners role-play the scientific...

    Ages 8 - 18
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    In this engineering/design/arts and crafts activity, learners design and build "platforms" or "bridges" that can hold weight, and test which glue makes the strongest structure....

    Ages 6 - 14
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    Using a milk-based recipe, learners create "moo glue" which is basically white school-type glue. The "secret ingredient" in milk that helps make glue is a chemical called casein...

    Ages 6 - 14
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    In this arts and craft related activity, learners combine various ingredients to make glue. To test the glue's stickiness, they create a decorative project such as a collage, mosaic picture,...

    Ages 6 - 14
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    In this hands-on activity, learners make model parachutes out of various materials such as thin plastic, paper, or gauze. Then, learners test drop their parachutes to compare how long each material...

    Ages 6 - 14
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    In this simulation, learners try to clean up an "oil spill" with different items to understand the challenge scientists face in finding the best materials to clean up large oil spills in...

    Ages 6 - 18
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    Learners cut and fold a paper helicopter from the template in this PDF. They practice twirling the helicopter and observe what happens as they modify their tries. The modifications can include...

    Ages 4 - 14
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    In this highly physical outdoor activity, learners construct and compare experimental trail sections to select the best trail-construction technique for their site. As they measure, evaluate and...

    Ages 8 - 18

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