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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners build bridges out of newspaper and tape to explore how structures are designed to bear loads. Learners adjust and modify their designs to accommodate a certain amount of...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 11 2 to 4 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners build large-scale structures and cantilevers in a series of "building out" challenges with garden poles and tape. In doing so, learners will experience many of...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    PBS
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    In this three-part math activity, learners explore shapes. In part one, learners identify, describe, and classify two-dimensional shapes. Learners use square tiles to duplicate shapes on a card,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 8 2 to 4 hours
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners observe the effect of transpiration as water is moved from the ground to the atmosphere. Learners conduct the experiment by placing a large plastic bag over a living limb...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners build scaled-down structures and cantilevers in a series of "building out" challenges with bamboo skewers and tape. In doing so, learners will experience many...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    NCTM Illuminations
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    In this three-day (or three-part) math lesson, learners represent the number eight in writing and with a variety of manipulatives related to spiders. Learners construct sets of eight by cutting...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 8 2 to 4 hours
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners explore how light and dark colored objects absorb the Sun's radiations at different rates. Learners place one shiny coffee can and one coffee can painted black, each...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Discovery Education
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    In this activity, learners use pinecones to create a hygrometer, a device that measures the moisture content of the air. Learners discover that in dry air, pinecones open their scales to disperse...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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    In this activity, learners make their own bug boxes and test the habitat preference of selected "minibeasts" (bugs). Activity is broken down into two sessions because the boxes are fixed...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 2 to 4 hours