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    In this activity, learners explore moving air and the physics of lift and drag by constructing homemade wind tunnels. Use this activity to illustrate Newton's Second Law of Motion (F=ma) and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners build cars using syringes and water-powered hydraulics. Learners construct the car frame out of cardboard and set up a hydraulic system to raise and lower the car. Use...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners build handheld rockets and launchers out of PVC pipes and plastic bottles. Use this activity to demonstrate acceleration, air pressure, and Newton's Laws of Motion....

    Over $20 per student Ages 6 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners construct cars that are powered by hand-made, electric propellers. Learners construct the base of the car out of a craft stick, use brass tacks and a paper clip to make a...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity (posted on March 20, 2011), learners follow the steps to construct a stroboscope, a device that exploits the persistence of vision to make moving objects appear slow or stationary....

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners build a figure that moves and "comes to life" when they pull its string. This engineering activity introduces learners to simple machines, specifically levers,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners build styrofoam boats powered by twisted rubber bands. Use this activity to introduce learners to potential energy, kinetic energy, Newton's Laws of Motion,...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners build a mini crank machine to make a bird "fly." This engineering activity introduces learners to automata, rotational motion, cranks and cams.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners build a machine made of craft sticks to multiply the levering motion of their hands and create a device that bends and extends. Learners can decorate a pom pom creature...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners build their own construction cranes using tongue depressors and pushpins. Learners use simple tools to build the cranes and then have fun operating the crane to scoop and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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