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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners assemble large cubes to make nano-related images. Learners discover how different objects are related to nanoscience and nanotechnology.

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners try to put together toy bricks—wearing oven mitts on their hands! This activity shows learners how difficult it is to build small things when your tools are too big. This...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this Engineering Design Challenge activity, learners will use balloons to investigate how a multi-stage rocket, like that used in the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) mission, can propel a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Wisconsin-Madison
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    In this activity (pages 17-31), learners are introduced to techniques that are used to determine the structures of solid materials. Building or disassembling an instrument built from LEGO bricks...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    University of Wisconsin-Madison
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    In this activity (pages 32-41), learners learn how the atomic and molecular arrangement of matter are related to physical properties. This activity also introduces materials at the cutting edge of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    This is a simple activity for learners to create a traditional musical instrument. Pan Pipes have developed all over the world in different cultures, from South America to Greece and China. They...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Wisconsin-Madison
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    In this activity (pages 7-16), learners model various crystal structures with LEGOs. This activity also contains additional links that explain how to create other crystal structures. This activity...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this fun and, at times, hilarious force and motion activity, learners will use household objects to build a crazy contraption and see how far they can get a tennis ball to move. This is an...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    University of Southern Mississippi
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    In this activity, learners prepare four polymer elastomers and then compare their physical properties, such as texture, color, volume, density, and bounce height. This activity is a fun way for...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    Cardboard Automata are a playful way to explore simple machine elements while creating a mechanical sculpture. This activity was inspired by the Cabaret Mechanical Theatre, a group of automata...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours

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