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    Learners trace, cut out and fly a boomerang, outdoors or in a large indoor space. Boomerangs are believed to have originated among the Aborigines of Australia, so this activity could be used in...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore a bucket of sand and beach objects. First they sort items using observable characteristics, then they turn hard candy into "candy sand" to model where...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners discover that soap can be used to power a boat. Learners make a simple, flat boat model, put it in water, and then add a drop of detergent at the back of the boat. The soap changes the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build a bird feeder or feeders to attract birds for observation. The main feeder to be built is made from a large milk carton, but a suggestion is also included for a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners cut and fold a paper helicopter from the template in this PDF. They practice twirling the helicopter and observe what happens as they modify their tries. The modifications can include...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this engineering/design/arts and crafts activity, learners design and build "platforms" or "bridges" that can hold weight, and test which glue makes the strongest structure....

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    No glue is needed for learners of any age to become marshmallow architects or engineers. Using marshmallows and water (and maybe edible decorations like peanut butter, pretzels, gumdrops, etc.),...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this simulation, learners explore how ocean currents spread all kinds of pollution—including oil spills, sewage, pesticides and factory waste—far beyond where the pollution originates. Learners...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    En esta actividad, Mateo y Cientina enseñan a usar modelos para ver las causas de las fases lunares. Usando un foco de lámpara, una naranja y sus cabezas para representar el sol, la luna y la...

    free Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Rocks are made of minerals, and minerals often have crystal shapes. In this fun activity about geometry in nature, learners create their own crystal shapes out of paper. What does a tetrahedron...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes

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