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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this three-day lesson, learners identify two-dimensional shapes used in castle construction, create a castle collage using assorted shapes, and design tapestries using repeated patterns of color...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 1 to 7 days
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    Sciencenter
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    Learners will build and experiment with their own windmills made from simple household materials. The program closes with a discussion on energy conservation and how our choices and actions can add...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners consider how a simple machine, a lever, turns a small push or pull (a small force) into a larger--or stronger--push or pull (a larger force). Learners then apply this...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this experiment, learners design and build a model room in a shoebox and furnish it with tiny furniture. Then, learners put the room on a simple earthquake simulator to see what happens to the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this engineering activity (page 2 of PDF), young learners investigate how a wide base can make a building more stable. Learners use blocks or boxes of different sizes to construct stable towers....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 30 to 45 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this engineering activity (page 3 of PDF), young learners investigate how a pole can be made stable by “planting” its base in the ground or adding supports to the base. First, learners observe...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 30 to 45 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this engineering activity (page 5 of PDF), young learners investigate how materials and design contribute to the strength of a structure, particularly walls. Learners use different materials to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners build bridges out of newspaper and tape to explore how structures are designed to bear loads. Learners adjust and modify their designs to accommodate a certain amount of...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 11 2 to 4 hours
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    Great Science for Girls
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    In this activity (page 4), learners work in groups to plan and build large structures using recyclable materials they have brought from home. The lesson plan includes questions to ask learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners explore dinosaurs and fossils by creating a diorama. First, learners are introduced to an amazing artist and dinosaur educator in the book "The Dinosaurs of...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - 8 1 to 2 hours

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