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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Learners trace, cut out and fly a boomerang, outdoors or in a large indoor space. Boomerangs are believed to have originated among the Aborigines of Australia, so this activity could be used in...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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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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    Museum of Science, Boston
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    The goal of this activity is to build a miniature bobsled that is either the fastest or the slowest. Learners use recycled materials to design, build, and test their bobsled on a bobsled track....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore watercraft engineering and sailing. Learners work in teams to design a sailboat out of everyday objects that can catch a breeze from a fan, stay afloat with a set...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity (page 8 of the PDF), learners will explore the concept of inertia by attempting to run and stop quickly. Although this activity was created as a previsit for a workshop...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners invent an emergency shelter that can fit a person and is sturdy and quick to build. Learners think about a familiar shape in new ways, brainstorm shelter...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Museum of Science, Boston
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    In this activity, learners are challenged to design and construct a trophy for prize-winning sports equipment. Learners explore such concepts as material properties, varied shape strengths, center...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners explore what is and is not active play and how it contributes to a healthy body and mind. Making active play a routine part of every day is a key concept of the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this movement and measurement activity, learners jump as far as they can three times, and compare their longest jump to the longest jump of their friends, classmates and/or family members....

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this exercise and nutrition activity, learners will explore how food is the fuel that powers them. They will create a chart to figure out how many calories they burn during recess. As an...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 14 1 to 7 days

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