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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    In this design-based activity, learners explore environments, ecosystems, energy flow and organism interactions by creating a model biodome. Learners become engineers who create model ecosystems....

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity about problem-solving, learners build a house for the Three Little Pigs using twenty straws and two index cards. Learners then use a fan to simulate a tornado and shake the table...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build a figure that moves and "comes to life" when they pull its string. This engineering activity introduces learners to simple machines, specifically levers,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build a mini crank machine to make a bird "fly." This engineering activity introduces learners to automata, rotational motion, cranks and cams.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
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    In this activity, learners gain a better understanding of how household/school waste breaks down in a landfill. Learners collect trash and then create miniature landfills in 2-liter bottles....

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
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    In this field study, learners discover how to collect data in the field and how their efforts can help certain animals, specifically, amphibians. The field study allows learners to go into the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    Bridge: Online Ocean Science Education Resource Center
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    In this environmental science and data analysis activity, learners work in groups to track a Dead Zone (decreased dissolved oxygen content of a body of water) using water quality data from the...

    free Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity, learners perform an experiment that replicates the dilemma faced by birds in acquiring food from a confined area. Learners are given a variety of objects to use as “tools” and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners use maps to locate the Arctic region and use a word game to discover the types of resource people need to survive in the extreme climate. Learners examine the ways that...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners plan a simple foot path and create an environmental impact study of the natural area where the path would be. These steps help learners role-play the scientific...

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

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