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    In this activity, learners build water-propelled engines from soft drink cans. Water flowing out of holes in the can cause the can to rotate in the direction opposite to the stream, explained by...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this space science activity, learners explore transits and the conditions when a transit may be seen. Learners use models to investigate how a planet's size and distance from its star...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this board game, learners explore the origins of meteors, meteoroids, and meteorites as well as the their characteristics and importance. They also discover some misconceptions about meteors....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this team design challenge (page 19-24 of PDF), learners "land" a model Lunar Rover in a model Landing Pod (both previously built in activities #3 and #4 in PDF). Learners drop the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners use simple materials to construct a balloon-powered pinwheel. The pinwheel is a great way to investigate Newton's Third Law of Motion. This is an easy and quick...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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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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    In this activity, learners simulate a multistage rocket launch using party balloons, fishing line, straws, and a plastic cup. Educators can use this activity to explain how inventors have refined...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this sunny day, outdoor activity, learners observe changes in shadows over time. The activity also helps to develop a sense of the Earth's motion. Since this activity requires some passage...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this three-part activity, learners use food to determine the effects of wind, sandblasting and water on regolith (dust) formation and deposition on Earth. Then, learners simulate regolith...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this engineering challenge, learners design and build a crane out of cardboard to see how heavy a load it can lift. The lesson plan includes suggestions for how learners can reinforce the weak...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes

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