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    In this activity, learners explore the engineering behind seismographs and how technology has improved accurate recording of earthquakes. Learners work in teams to build a simple seismograph out of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore how watermills have helped harness energy from water through the ages. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own watermill out...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore how civil engineers solved the challenge of moving water via irrigation. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own "...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this environmental engineering activity, learners build windmills using everyday items. The first challenge is to build windmills that spin when placed in front of a fan. The second challenge is...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore how engineering has developed various means to remove impurities from water. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own "...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore how engineers work to solve the challenges of a society, such as efficient planting and harvesting. Learners work in teams to devise a system using everyday...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners consider the water features they might enjoy at a community park--a pond, brook, water playground (or "sprayground"), or pool--and what happens to the water...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore how engineers design devices that can detect the presence of pollutants in the air. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    New York Hall of Science
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    This lesson challenges groups of learners to design and construct a wind generator with the most electrical output. The lesson focuses on the engineering design process and how it is used to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore how the power of the sun can be harnessed to heat and cool a building. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own solar houses...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours

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