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    The Actuarial Foundation
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    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
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    Science Friday
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    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
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    Computer Science Unplugged
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    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
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    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
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    PBS
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    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
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    The Science House
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    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
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    The Actuarial Foundation
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    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
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    IEEE
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    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
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    PBS
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    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
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    The Exploratorium
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    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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