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    In this activity, learners make an electroscope out of a foam cup, straw, aluminum pie pan, thread, and foil. Learners use their electroscopes to test for static electricity. Demonstrate electric...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity on page 5 of the PDF, learners use their knowledge of energy and batteries to create homemade flashlights. Learners deconstruct a flashlight and use the parts and other everyday...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use tinfoil to build and test their own boats - which designs will float, and which will sink? Learners must adjust many variables in their boat design to maximize...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this water activity, learners build boats that float and sink. First, learners listen to the book, "Who Sank the Boat" and practice making predictions throughout the story. Then,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners construct a playable kazoo from inexpensive materials. They will experience how vibration creates sound waves and music. Changing the materials their kazoo is made of,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity about combustion and energy, learners observe a burning candle in a sealed jar and the burning of white sugar. The first part of the activity (candle burning) should be conducted...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity on page 10 of the PDF, learners detect the amount of energy that can flow through a sodium chloride electrolyte solution with a light sensor. Learners construct an electrolyte...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this hands-on engineering project, kids use two simple machines, levers and inclined planes, to construct their own pinball machines. Using the engineering design process and easy-to-find...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this design challenge activity, learners investigate series circuits and motors to build a hand-held "kick stick." Their goal is create a battery-operated device that sends a Ping-Pong...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    This fun activity uses simple materials such as milk cartons and mirrors to introduce the ideas of optics and visual perception. The project is easy to do, however adult assistance may be needed to...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes

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