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• The Exploratorium
In this activity, learners use a straight line to learn about circles. Learners measure and record the diameter and circumference of different sized cylindrical objects on a chart. Learners then...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
• PBS
In this math lesson, learners explore the real world meaning of slope. Learners conduct a balloon experiment in which they measure the circumference and flight time of deflating balloons. Then,...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• The Exploratorium
In this classic hands-on activity, learners estimate the length of a molecule by floating a fatty acid (oleic acid) on water. This lab asks learners to record measurements and make calculations...

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
• PBS
In this math lesson, learners identify, describe, and construct the five regular polyhedra. Learners are introduced to the idea of three-dimensional figures by first reviewing polygons and regular...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• PBS
In this math lesson, learners construct box-and-whisker plots to analyze and compare data sets. Learners investigate whether or not long-legged people run faster than short-legged people. Learners...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
• PBS
In this math lesson, learners determine and compare the rate of descent of various learner-constructed parachutes. Learners construct parachutes that will have maximum hang times. Learners then...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• The Exploratorium
In this activity, learners investigate the relative growth of lengths, areas, and volumes as cylinders are scaled up. Learners connect their experience with cylinders to the world outside the...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
• NASA
In this team design challenge (page 19-24 of PDF), learners "land" a model Lunar Rover in a model Landing Pod (both previously built in activities #3 and #4 in PDF). Learners drop the...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
• NASA
In this team design challenge (page 2-10 of PDF), learners design and build a model of a Lunar Transport Rover that will carry equipment and people on the surface of the Moon. Learners use...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
• The Exploratorium
In this activity, learners create a model using metric measuring tapes and atmosphere composition data. Learners will investigate the major components of the atmosphere (nitrogen and oxygen) as...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes

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