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    National Geographic Society
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    In this activity, learners explore the parts of a circuit by modeling, as a group, a “human” circuit. Learners investigate the conditions necessary for a circuit to work and model open and closed...

    free Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build an electric two-paddle boat using paint paddles, plastic knives, and empty water bottles. Use this activity to introduce learners to Newton's Laws of Motion,...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this engineering design challenge, learners make a bubble maze that allows bubbles to move through a series of “on” and “off” switches. As learners work their way through the design process,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners discover that training a robot can be hard work! Learners investigate how robots complete a task by following a list of sequential instructions. Learners write algorithms...

    free Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build a speedboat using paint paddles, a propeller, and film canister. Learners attach a simple circuit and motor to the boat to power the propellers. Use this activity...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build a bird that flies in place with help from a motor, wire, and some straws. This engineering activity introduces learners to circuits and motors, automata, and...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build a mini dancing robot. This engineering activity introduces learners to electricity, circuits, switches, conductivity, and motors. Note: a drill and drill bit are...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this electrochemistry activity, young learners and adult helpers create a battery from a potato to run a clock. This resource includes background information about electricity, electronics, and...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build simple alarms that they can attach to anything, such as a drawer or doorway. This activity introduces learners to electricity, circuits, and currents. Note: a drill...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Trick your family and friends with this creepy crawler that moves up and down. In this activity, learners construct a circuit and motor device that will move a homemade spider in a spooky way. Use...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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