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    New York Hall of Science
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    This lesson challenges groups of learners to design and construct a wind generator with the most electrical output. The lesson focuses on the engineering design process and how it is used to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore how the power of the sun can be harnessed to heat and cool a building. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own solar houses...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore how environmental engineers might approach solving the problem of an oil spill. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to develop a system to contain and...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore how anemometers work to record wind speeds and how the equipment has undergone engineering adaptations over time. Learners work in teams of "engineers"...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore the function and engineering of dams and how dams have many uses and solve many problems in the world. Learners work in teams to engineer their own dam structure...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore sensors and focus specifically on how to measure humidity using a sensor. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own "...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners simulate nature's water filtration system by devising a system that will filter out both visible and invisible pollutants from water. Each group is asked to design a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this engineering activity, learners will get acquainted with the basics of wind energy and power production by fabricating and testing various blade designs for table-top windmills constructed...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    In this design-based activity, learners explore environments, ecosystems, energy flow and organism interactions by creating a model biodome. Learners become engineers who create model ecosystems....

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    New York Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners simulate the separation techniques that materials recovery facilities (MRFs) use and then design their own series of recycling techniques. Learners identify four ways...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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