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• PBS
In this math lesson, learners explore the relationship between the thickness of a spaghetti bridge, the length of the bridge, and the amount of weight that can be supported by the bridge. Learners...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
• NCTM Illuminations
In this math activity, learners model a bungee jump using a Barbie® doll and rubber bands. The distance which the doll will fall is directly proportional to the number of rubber bands, so this...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
• Twin Cities Public Television
In this health and fitness activity, learners focus on the importance of daily physical activity, specifically walking. Learners use a simple method to measure their stride lengths and then...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
• WGBH
In this health activity, learners create a device so that they not only feel their heartbeat, but also see it, using a straw and some clay. Learners calculate their pulse rate (beats per minute)...

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
• Twin Cities Public Television
In this activity, learners compare ways to measure their heart rates. Learners build their own stethoscopes and learn how exercise affects heart rate.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
• Community Science Workshop Network
In this activity, learners build mini-basketball courts and explore the laws of physics. Learners discover that everything you throw or shoot on earth travels in a parabola. Note: a drill is used...

\$10 - \$20 per student Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
• Twin Cities Public Television
In this engineering activity, learners examine bicycle mechanics and gear ratios. Learners determine which gears will help them bike a set course in the shortest amount of time.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
• Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
Learners examine collisions between two skateboards carrying different masses. They learn about conservation of momentum in collisions. This activity can be combined with other activities to create...

free Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
• Twin Cities Public Television
This activity (page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into whether hearing or seeing has a bigger effect on jump rope performance. Groups of learners will plan a Double Dutch jump...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
• NRICH
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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