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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore how the process of folding has impacts on engineering and is evident in nature. Learners consider many applications of folding such as parachutes, wings in a...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    Learners make their own paper. They start by shredding old newspaper, clean toilet paper, and clean paper towels. Learners mix the shredded paper with water to make pulp, then strain and dry the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 14 of the PDF, learners turn plain pieces of recycled plastic into shrunken works of art. Explore the unique properties of plastic, including what happens when certain...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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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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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 5 of the PDF, learners mimic the process for making bricks. Learners shape and bake creations from a dough that is made from flour, salt, and water. Use this activity to...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners use a nail and magnet wire to build an electromagnet, which controls the movements of a paper dancer. Learners will enjoy watching the dancer swirl around when they...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners get hands-on experience with ratios and scaling while making their own jewelry out of recycled plastic containers. Learners will practice measuring area and volume as...

    free Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity related to nanotechnology, learners observe some of the effects that result from creating a thin layer of material several nanometers thick. They also learn about thin film...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity, learners make critters out of recyclables and apply the rules of mathematics to solve genetics problems. First, learners make male and female heterozygous parent Recycle Critters...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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    In this activity (p.23 of PDF), learners dye wool with fungi. Learners discover that natural chemicals in fungi can dye wool different colors. Note: Natural dyeing normally requires a color...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours

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