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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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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    In this activity, learners explore electricity and conductivity to find that many things conduct electricity including copper, pencil lead, fruit, play-doh, and even people! Learners set up a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Make your own simple speaker so you can listen to your favorite radio station. Just wind a coil, attach it to a piece of cardboard or Styrofoam, hold a magnet nearby, and listen. This activity...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    This activity includes several games about animal sounds. Using their sense of hearing and communicating with various kinds of noisemakers, learners role-play predator and prey. They explore what...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore sound by constructing an instrument using some metal pipes, rubber bands, and a baseboard. Note: this activity requires the use of a drill and drill bits, not...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners use a compact disc to make a spectrometer, an instrument used to measure properties of light. Learners use their spectrometer to view a continuous spectrum produced by...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    In this activity, learners construct wands that play different notes depending on information from light sensors programmed via a PICO Cricket. As learners move the wands around, they expose the...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Utah Education Network
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    In this math activity, learners use gingerbread cookies to collect and organize simple data. First, learners read "The Gingerbread Boy" by Paul Galdone. Next, learners each take a bite...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 6 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore sound by constructing a simple piano out of wood and craft sticks. Use this activity to demonstrate principles of sound including vibration, pitch, tone,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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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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