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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners use common household items to build musical instruments. This lesson guide includes step-by-step instructions for building five instruments: a torsion drum; buzzer;...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners build a yo-yo using a piece of wood, PVC pipe, and string. In doing so, learners explore the force of gravity and angular momentum. This activity guide includes step-by-step instructions...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this dynamic activity, learners build a catapult that launches projectiles, such as marshmallows. Participants then design and build their own models using the steps of the design process to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners create improbable looking structures using craft sticks and bamboo skewers. The three structures that learners construct include "Dancer on the Table" (a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity, learners build a stuffed-animal zip line. Learners hold a cord against a wall, hook a cute stuffed animal onto it, let the animal slide down, and records its travel time. Use this...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    The goal of this activity is to design, build and test a house or toy for an animal. Learners will research a particular animal and design a house or toy that will encourage that animal's...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this hands-on activity, learners build their own kaleidoscopes and explore how light can reflect of off surfaces such as mirrors, to produce beautiful patterns. By changing different aspects of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners construct three optical illusion toys to examine how our brains play tricks on what we see. Learners use simple materials to build a Circle Spinner, Thaumatrope, and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this fun hands-on activity, learners whip up a batch of cyber-dough (play dough) using math for measurements. The amount of salt is given, but the learner needs to figure out how much flour (4...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners will build a roller coaster for a marble to run on using everyday household materials such as paper towel or toilet paper rolls, cups, boxes, books, buckets, chairs, etc....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes

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