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    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
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry-based challenge related to motion and design optimization. Groups of learners will use construction paper to build a model bobsled run for a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this online Flash game, learners will captain a sailing challenge, adjusting boat direction and sails, seeking the way to take greatest advantage of varying wind speeds and directions to catch...

    free Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this sports-themed engineering activity, learners create super bouncy balls out of balloons. Learners brainstorm, test their designs, and share results.

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    This activity (on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into how "bounciness" relates to the distance a ball will fly when hit off a batting tee. Groups of learners will...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this outdoor activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners will investigate the transfer of energy using sports equipment. Learners first measure how high different kinds of balls bounce compared to...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    This activity (on page 2 of the pdf) is a full inquiry investigation into how a hockey stick’s flex affects shooting power and accuracy. Groups of learners will gather hockey sticks with three...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into tug-of-war physics. Groups of learners will test two tug-of-war strategies. Which is better: a team of a few big kids or...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into transfer of motion. Groups of learners will measure the length and circumference of their kicking legs and then takes turns...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity (on page 1 of the PDF), learners will investigate the transfer of energy using sports equipment. Learners first measure how high different kinds of balls bounce compared to their...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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