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    In this engineering activity, challenge learners to invent a water filter that cleans dirty water. Learners construct a filter device out of a 2-liter bottle and then experiment with different...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners design, build and test a model suspension bridge for sturdiness and strength. Participants explore how parts of the bridge, such as the deck, hangers, cables, towers and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    This event guide features three related explorations in which learners investigate the following science concepts: how you design and build a structure helps determine how strong it will be;...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this invention challenge activity, learners see how many objects they can grab with a homemade "bionic" arm. Learners will follow the design process to build a grabber that can reach...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this simple and fun activity, learners build a tower of cups to explore distribution of weight. Learners make predictions about their towers and test their designs. Activity extensions include...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this engineering activity, challenge learners to construct a paper bridge that can support 100 pennies. Learners discover how they can make a weak material like paper strong enough to support a...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this design challenge activity, learners build a tower that can support a tennis ball at least 18 inches off the ground while withstanding the wind from a fan. Learners will build a sturdy frame...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this engineering activity, learners construct sturdy geodesic structures out of gumdrops and toothpicks. Use this activity to explore engineering principles as well as sturdy shapes and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this dynamic activity, learners build a catapult that launches projectiles, such as marshmallows. Participants then design and build their own models using the steps of the design process to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this simple activity, learners discover how a mere piece of paper can be used to hold up the weight of a heavy book. Learners are encouraged to modify their materials, using the steps of the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes

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