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    The Exploratorium
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    This is an activity about reaction times. Just how quickly must an NHL goalie respond to save a shot, and how does your reaction time compare? In order to figure out, learners must describe motion...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 14 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this astronomy activity (page 3 of the PDF), learners will examine the effects of gravity on a person’s pulse and explore how gravity can differ from planet to planet. Although this activity was...

    free Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore how boats are engineered to achieve speed. Learners consider and develop a design, build their speedboat out of everyday items, and test their boat against those...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore the concept of how aerospace engineering has impacted sports, specifically exploring the design of golf balls. Learners work in teams to explore the physics of...

    free Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners explore the relationship between the thickness of a spaghetti bridge, the length of the bridge, and the amount of weight that can be supported by the bridge. Learners...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this activity, learners design a bicycle helmet. Participants will explore the design of bicycle helmets to gain an appreciation for the role that helmet layers play protecting the head. They...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 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 examine collisions between two skateboards carrying different masses. They learn about conservation of momentum in collisions. This activity can be combined with other activities to create...

    free Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore the unique challenges in transportation engineering, such as devising a method for skiers or hikers to get to the top of a mountain. Students work in teams to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this experiment, pairs of learners explore how cold water affects circulation. The mammalian diving reflex (MDR) slows circulation when the body is exposed to cold water. Learners measure their...

    free Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    This is a great activity about human energy production. Learners will work out with a clothespin to investigate why hockey players jump on a stationary bike after an intense game. Compared to a...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 14 - adult 10 to 30 minutes

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