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    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
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    Each learner chews a piece of gum until it loses its flavor, and then leaves the gum to dry for several days. By weighing the gum before and after chewing, they can determine the amount of mass...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore how engineers use scales and measures when designing a manufacturing process to ensure that final products are uniform in weight or count. Learners explore...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
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    Historically, sea floor mapping (bathymetry) was done by soundings. Soundings are taken by dropping a weight with a pre-measured rope off the side of the boat and noting the measurement on the rope...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    My Science Box
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    In this activity, learners investigate variations in human traits. This allows learners' natural curiosity about their identity to draw them into the study of heredity. Learners can...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 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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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This is an activity (located on page 3 of PDF) about modeling a nanoscale phenomenon (gravity-defying gecko feet) with macroscale objects (shoes). Using shoes and some chalk, learners will...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this engineering activity, learners design their own board games. Learners brainstorm the various components of board games, conduct research using well-known games, and then design and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours

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