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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore trebuchet design. Teams of learners construct trebuchets from everyday materials. They then test their trebuchets to determine the farthest distance they can hit...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    The University of Texas McDonald Observatory
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    Can gelatin (like Jell-O ®) change the speed of light? Learners investigate the refraction properties of gelatin to calculate its index of refraction and discover that as the light travels through...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    4-H
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    In this activity, learners create a battery from fruit. This activity helps learners explore electricity, electrochemistry, and series circuits as well as the process of scientific inquiry....

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    BioEd
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    In this activity, learners observe what happens when yeast cells are provided with a source of food (sugar). Red cabbage "juice" will serve as an indicator for the presence of carbon...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, groups of learners work together to create edible models of chemicals involved in autotrophic nutrition. Learners use candy to represent elements involved in the chemical...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore how engineers have developed big wheels or Ferris wheels. Learners explore the history of wheels, their design, and develop their own wheel using pasta, glue, and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore the engineering design process (EDP)—the process engineers use to solve design challenges. Learners work in teams to solve the challenge by designing both a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore how product design differences can affect the success of a final product -- in this case a bag for holding candy. Learners work in pairs to evaluate, design, and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Arizona Science Center
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    In this activity, learners apply the concepts of pixilation and pointillism to the world of biomedical science. They learn how DNA microarrays and supercomputers help in disease detection by...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners test the rate of ripening fruit and vegetables and use a chemical to inhibit the ripening process. After the experiment, learners measure the exposed surface area of the...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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