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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore how engineers have developed big wheels or Ferris wheels. Learners explore the history of wheels, their design, and develop their own wheel using pasta, glue, and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore engineering package designs that meet the needs of safely shipping a product. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design a package using standard...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    In this activity, learners explore trebuchet design. Teams of learners construct trebuchets from everyday materials. They then test their trebuchets to determine the farthest distance they can hit...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners use chemistry to “self-assemble” gummy shapes. Learners discover that self-assembly is a process by which molecules and cells form themselves into functional structures....

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Institute of Physics
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    In this physics demonstration, learners are challenged to break a raw egg just by squeezing it. Learners will be shocked by their inability to complete the deceivingly simple challenge. Use this...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
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    Learners build a solar oven from a cardboard pizza box, aluminum foil and plastic. Learners can use their oven to cook S'mores or other food in the sun. Use this activity to introduce learners...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners build structures from spaghetti and marshmallows to determine which structures are able to handle the greatest load. Their experiments help them to further understand the effects that...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of Southern Mississippi
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    In this activity, learners discover how gelatin can be used as a medium for drug delivery. Learners create colored gelatin and then cut out pieces of the gelatin to simulate medicine (pills)....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 4 to 24 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners separate the components of Gatorade using a home-made affinity column. In doing so, learners model the basic principle of affinity chromatography, a technique used to...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    In a series of three experiments, learners explore the basics of biotechnology using self-locking plastic baggies. Each experiment demonstrates a phenomenon or principle of biotechnology. In the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 4 to 24 hours

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