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    NASA
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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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    New York Hall of Science
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    Make your own mummy! Using a combination of salts, transform an apple into a mummy and discover how the Ancient Egyptians used drying as one step in the mummification process. Note: The...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This is a series of demonstrations about different electrical and magnetic phenomena. Some require highly specialized equipment like a Wimshurst machine, while others involve very simple equipment...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore trebuchet design. Teams of learners construct trebuchets from everyday materials. They then test their trebuchets to determine the farthest distance they can hit...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this three/four-day lesson, learners calculate perimeters and areas and draw the castle plan to scale. They develop a timeline outlining the construction of a castle and build catapults, a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this archaeology meets art activity, learners make a mosaic and consider the ways in which art communicates. Educators can tie this activity to the study of the Petra site (an ancient city in...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners explore the potential of interchangeable standard parts to create a large number of unique creations in different combinations. Learners use math skills to determine the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    The Ancient Egyptians used a naturally-occurring salt from the banks of the Nile River, called natron, to mummify their dead. Natron is made up primarily of sodium carbonate (a very efficient, but...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    Museum of Science, Boston
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    In this activity, learners are challenged to design and build the tools they need to survive being shipwrecked on a deserted island. Working in small teams, learners rely on their creativity to...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    This is a lesson plan for an activity in which learners, playing the role of archeologists, use math concepts about number bases to decipher the Dresden Codex, an ancient Mayan document. The lesson...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - adult 2 to 4 hours

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