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    This is an activity about lung capacity. Learners will measure their own lung capacity using a homemade spirometer. A spirometer is an apparatus for measuring the volume of air inspired and expired...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this lesson, learners develop a robot arm using common materials. Learners explore design, construction, and teamwork, as well as materials selection and use. The robot arm must be at least 18...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Investigate how force and thrust work to propel rockets into outer space. Build a rocket: a blown-up balloon taped to a drinking straw threaded through some string. The rocket follows Newton's...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Build and test a scale model of a rainforest canopy walkway. Rainforest researchers must consider materials, transportation, and cost so they don't damage the fragile canopy environment as...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Play with your food while learning about engineering! Build a spaghetti bridge, then test its strength by piling on the marshmallows, raw spaghetti, raw linguine and coins. Investigate the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    This is a great activity for investigating the basics of lift and drag as they pertain to flight. Learners will discover how to avoid "taking a nosedive" by building their own paper...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore density and buoyancy as they design and construct rafts. Learners must build a raft out of five craft sticks, four twist ties, four straws, and one styrofoam cup...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    This activity lets you program your 'robot' (a willing friend) to pick up and dispose of some 'toxic waste' using as few commands as possible. Learners create command cards ...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Build a car that runs on air. Using household materials, experiment with the power of air to create thrust powerful enough to move a homemade car. This activity allows you to explore a range of...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this hands-on activity, learners make a bridge out of a folded piece of paper and two blocks. Then they test their structure by stacking coins (and other things) on it, discovering how much...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes

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