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    In this activity, learners review the history of gumball machines and explore potential and kinetic energy, while working in teams to build a gumball slide. Teams then design and build their own...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    This lesson focuses on surface area and how the shape of sugar crystals may differ as they are grown from sugars of different coarseness. Learners explore surface area, nanostructures, and work in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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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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    In this activity, learners explore engineering package designs that meet the needs of safely shipping a product. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design a package using standard...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 7 days
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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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    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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    This lesson focuses on how nanotechnology has impacted our society and how engineers have learned to explore the world at the nanoscale. Learners participate in hands-on activities to understand...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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