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    In this activity, learners explore an everyday situation, where either of two or more buttons can ring a buzzer. Learners investigate how this type of circuit is structured, draw a schematic for it...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners build a bird that flies in place with help from a motor, wire, and some straws. This engineering activity introduces learners to circuits and motors, automata, and...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build a switch to turn electrical circuits on and off. Learners can connect their switches to other projects they want to power and swing the popsicle stick around to...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build simple alarms that they can attach to anything, such as a drawer or doorway. This activity introduces learners to electricity, circuits, and currents. Note: a drill...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this design challenge activity, learners investigate series circuits and motors to build a hand-held "kick stick." Their goal is create a battery-operated device that sends a Ping-Pong...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore the concept of conducting or insulating electricity. Learners test different everyday materials to determine if the materials are conductors or insulators of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Cool off in the heat with this project! Learners use simple materials to build a fan that runs on a motor. This activity introduces learners to circuits and switches as well as conduction and...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this technology activity, learners build an "alarming" doormat to keep siblings out of their rooms. Use this activity to teach learners about circuits, switches, and sensors.

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build a tiny but powerful flashlight out of simple materials. Use this activity to introduce learners to electrical circuits and conductivity.

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build an electromagnet using a nail, a cork, a battery, and electrical wire. Use this activity to demonstrate how electric currents produce magnet fields.

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes

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