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    In this activity, learners explore the devices used over time to measure changes in temperature. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own temperature gauge out...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this team design challenge (page 2-10 of PDF), learners design and build a model of a Lunar Transport Rover that will carry equipment and people on the surface of the Moon. Learners use...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners discover how solar energy can be used to heat water. Learners first discuss energy usage in their daily lives and then divide into pairs to conduct an experiment in which...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this team design challenge (page 19-24 of PDF), learners "land" a model Lunar Rover in a model Landing Pod (both previously built in activities #3 and #4 in PDF). Learners drop the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this engineering design activity, learners will design, test, and build a “haunting machine” to solve a Sherlockian mystery. Learners will experience the engineering design process, including...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this team design challenge (page 11-18 of PDF), learners design and build a Landing Pod for a model Lunar Rover (previously built in activity on page 1-10 of PDF). Learners must build a Landing...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners simulate the separation techniques that materials recovery facilities (MRFs) use and then design their own series of recycling techniques. Learners identify four ways...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    This lesson focuses on how nanotechnology has impacted our society and how engineers have learned to explore the world at the nanoscale. Learners participate in hands-on activities to understand...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    This lesson focuses on surface area and how the shape of sugar crystals may differ as they are grown from sugars of different coarseness. Learners explore surface area, nanostructures, and work in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    In this activity, learners will examine a variety of seeds, describe them, and determine how they are dispersed. Learners will investigate seed dispersal mechanisms by creating and testing a wind...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 2 to 4 hours

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