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• The Actuarial Foundation
In this math activity, younger learners count out the total amount of money needed to purchase trail mix using the fewest number of bills/coins possible. Older learners can determine fractions,...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
• Science Friday
In this activity, learners watch a video to learn about a couple who built a home out of shipping containers in Brooklyn, New York. Next, learners design and build a 3D scale model of a shipping...

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
• Computer Science Unplugged
This activity about cryptographic techniques illustrates a situation where information is shared, and yet none of it is revealed. A group of learners will calculate their average age without anyone...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
• Twin Cities Public Television
This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into raising livestock. Groups of learners will each pick an animal they might like to raise, make a chart of the...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
• PBS
In this math lesson, learners apply measurement skills to determine, in dollar bills, the capacity of a suitcase. In a fictional scenario, the prize for winning a radio contest will provide the...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• The Science House
In this chemistry activity, learners use chemical reactions to observe the composition of an alloy. Learners will calculate and record the amount (mass and percentage) of copper and zinc in a penny...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
• The Actuarial Foundation
In this math activity, younger learners select items from a menu and count out the total amount needed using the fewest bills and coins possible. Older learners determine fractions, decimals, and...

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
• IEEE
In this activity, learners design, build, test and redesign a display tower that will meet a specific set of criteria and constraints. Learners apply the engineering design process to solve the...

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 8 - 18 2 to 4 hours
• PBS
In this math lesson, learners apply mathematical modeling to solve a real-world storage problem, in which a manufacturing company is given two options for storing oil barrels. These options include...

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• The Exploratorium
In this activity, learners use heat to separate zinc and copper in a penny. This experiment demonstrates physical properties and how physical change (phase change) can be used to separate matter.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes

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