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    New York Hall of Science
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    In this lesson, learners develop a robot arm using common materials. Learners explore design, construction, and teamwork, as well as materials selection and use. The robot arm must be at least 18...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore how engineers have improved roofing designs and materials in order to protect the contents of buildings. Learners explore the hydrophobic effect, and learn about...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore how the process of folding has impacts on engineering and is evident in nature. Learners consider many applications of folding such as parachutes, wings in a...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore how pens have been engineered and re-engineered over time. Learners work as a team to develop a working pen out of everyday items. They sketch their plans,...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Sciencenter
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    Learners will build and experiment with their own windmills made from simple household materials. The program closes with a discussion on energy conservation and how our choices and actions can add...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners make or use pre-made clay beams to scale and proportion. Specifically, they discover that when you scale up proportionally (i.e. keep things the same shape but change the...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this mechanical engineering activity, learners design shadow puppets with moving parts and use them to tell stories. Learners explore simple and complex linkages while constructing various...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners explore the history of making objects from glass and artistry of Dale Chihuly. Learners visit an online "hot shop" to discover how glass is transformed into...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    NISE Network
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    This activity introduces learners to the structure and properties of carbon nanotubes. Visitors learn how the carbon atoms are arranged in a carbon nanotube, and that nanotubes are extremely strong...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity, learners are challenged to design and construct a jointed figure that moves in a motion (something like jumping jacks) when a string is pulled. Use this project as a culminating...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 4 weeks

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