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    In this activity, learners demonstrate and discuss simple circuits as well as the differences between parallel and serial circuit design and functions. Learners test two different circuit designs...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore how product design differences can affect the success of a final product -- in this case a bag for holding candy. Learners work in pairs to evaluate, design, and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore watercraft engineering and sailing. Learners work in teams to design a sailboat out of everyday objects that can catch a breeze from a fan, stay afloat with a set...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    This lesson focuses on how nanotechnology has impacted the design and engineering of many everyday items from paint to fabrics. Learners explore the hydrophobic effect and how similar properties...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore how engineering has developed various means to remove impurities from water. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own "...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore the concept of how brakes can stop or slow mechanical motion. Learners examine the operation of a bicycle brake and use low cost materials to devise a simple...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners work individually to assemble a product and then work in teams to design, construct, test, and redesign an assembly line process whose product must meet specific quality...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    This lesson focuses on surface area and how the shape of sugar crystals may differ as they are grown from sugars of different coarseness. Learners explore surface area, nanostructures, and work in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    In this activity, learners explore the engineering behind seismographs and how technology has improved accurate recording of earthquakes. Learners work in teams to build a simple seismograph out of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners investigate Scanning Probe Microscopes (SPM) and then work in teams using a pencil to explore and identify the shape of objects they cannot see, just as SPMs do at the...

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

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