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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Learners trace, cut out and fly a boomerang, outdoors or in a large indoor space. Boomerangs are believed to have originated among the Aborigines of Australia, so this activity could be used in...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners invent an emergency shelter that can fit a person and is sturdy and quick to build. Learners think about a familiar shape in new ways, brainstorm shelter...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this movement and measurement activity, learners jump as far as they can three times, and compare their longest jump to the longest jump of their friends, classmates and/or family members....

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this environmental health activity, learners investigate their breathing and pulse rates, and learn how these measurements are affected by physical activity. There are three parts to this...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    University of Washington
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    This activity demonstrates the importance of wearing a helmet to protect the brain. An egg is used to symbolize a head with the shell as the skull and the inside of the egg as the brain. One egg is...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NRICH
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    In this version of a Sumo wrestling bout, players use mathematical skills to move their opponent's counter beyond the track and "out of the ring." Learners reveal playing cards and...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity about physical stress (page 28 of PDF), learners discover that muscles and bones need to work to stay strong. In part 1, learners investigate how physical stress can affect bone (a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 4 weeks
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    In this activity about the relationship between food and energy (page 8 of PDF), learners estimate average daily baseline energy (Calorie) needs and energy needs for different levels of activity....

    free Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Museum of Science, Boston
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    The goal of this activity is to build a miniature bobsled that is either the fastest or the slowest. Learners use recycled materials to design, build, and test their bobsled on a bobsled track....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Museum of Science, Boston
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    In this activity, learners are challenged to design and construct a trophy for prize-winning sports equipment. Learners explore such concepts as material properties, varied shape strengths, center...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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