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    Science Friday
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    In this activity, learners watch a video to learn about a couple who built a home out of shipping containers in Brooklyn, New York. Next, learners design and build a 3D scale model of a shipping...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Computer Science Unplugged
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    This activity about cryptographic techniques illustrates a situation where information is shared, and yet none of it is revealed. A group of learners will calculate their average age without anyone...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners apply measurement skills to determine, in dollar bills, the capacity of a suitcase. In a fictional scenario, the prize for winning a radio contest will provide the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners apply mathematical modeling to solve a real-world storage problem, in which a manufacturing company is given two options for storing oil barrels. These options include...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners use heat to separate zinc and copper in a penny. This experiment demonstrates physical properties and how physical change (phase change) can be used to separate matter.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    COSI
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    This is an online game about the complexities of farming. Learners will "draw" cards and make decisions about how to take care of their farm. Through this process, they will learn farming...

    free Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this chemistry activity, learners explore the amount of copper in a new penny. Learners use toilet bowl cleaner to hollow out the interior of a penny with zinc inside. This experiment will...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    The Science House
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    In this chemistry activity, learners use chemical reactions to observe the composition of an alloy. Learners will calculate and record the amount (mass and percentage) of copper and zinc in a penny...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    Coins are everyday objects which tell a lot about the people who use them. In this activity, learners create their own piece of history by drawing and creating a coin that symbolizes something...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Actuarial Foundation
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    In this math game (Page 15 of the Dining Out! PDF), learners figure discounts and/or profit increases for various food totals. Learners add decimals to $100. This lesson guide includes a game board...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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