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    This activity is on page 3 (continued on page 2) of the pdf, part of the Simple Machines Discovery Box. In this fun activity, learners "create" a complex machine by simulating the parts...

    free Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this arts and crafts activity about animals and animal characteristics, learners will design animal hats and role-play as animals. Through this dramatic play, learners will practice and develop...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, one person "programs" the other like a robot to move through a space, trying to get them to avoid obstacles and reach a goal. The idea is that computers and robots are...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    This activity (on pages 21-32 of PDF) has learners act out several classic brain teasers. Instead of moving checkers or pennies around on a table, learners play the role of the different pieces of...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, early learners create paintings by making music and rhythm. Learners place paper in cans, add paint-soaked beans (or pebbles) and put the tops on. They dance to music and shake...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 30 to 45 minutes
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    Make a copy of the first stethoscope with only a cardboard tube! René Laennec invented the first stethoscope in 1819 using an actual paper tube! Since then, the design has evolved into what we use...

    free Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    This activity explores how sensing is part of robotics. Learners try tying their shoes with different constraints. After tying shoes normally, learners attempt to tie their shoes while wearing...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes