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    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
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    Learners design and create musical instruments from common objects; their challenge is to create an instrument that can make three different tones. They investigate how energy is transferred from...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners build a four-stringed instrument that can play a tune. This lesson plan includes information on sound energy and pitch and the design process, as well as...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners "dance" (move back and forth at varying speeds) by reading a graph. This is a kinesthetic way to help learners interpret and understand how motion is graphed....

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Kohl Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners observe, explore and investigate vibrating instruments in everyday places and create music in unique ways. Using kitchen tools like pots and pans made out of various...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners listen to a story and tell a story of their own as they learn about the importance of elders in Native American cultures. Learners also discover that animals were often...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Rainsticks, filled with pebbles and seeds, create sounds that mimic falling rain. Instead of buying a pre-made one, how about building your own with material you can find around your house!

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    String Thing is an interactive online game in which learners change a virtual string's tension, length, and gauge to create different musical pitches. Educators can use this game as an...

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    Teams of learners use a series of stick figures made from pipe cleaners to model a dance routine. Then, they use this model to communicate to another learner who performs the dance routine. This...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    Make your own "Dance Dance Revolution" dance pad! In this design challenge activity, learners work in teams to build a dance pad that lets you use your feet to sound a buzzer or flash a...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    In this activity, learners act out the flow of blood in the human body! A great way to get learners up and moving while learning about the circulatory system. Requires at least 15 people to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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