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    Students design and create their own air-powered rockets, in this hands-on activity. Learners will develop a better understanding of physics related concepts, specifically those related to momentum...

    Ages 6 - 11
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    In this activity, learners design, build and test a model suspension bridge for sturdiness and strength. Participants explore how parts of the bridge, such as the deck, hangers, cables, towers and...

    Ages 6 - 11
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    In this design challenge activity, learners build a tower that can support a tennis ball at least 18 inches off the ground while withstanding the wind from a fan. Learners will build a sturdy frame...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    This activity (on pages 24-29) combines science and art to introduce learners to how different animal pollinators spread pollen from one plant to another, and how certain shapes, colors, and smells...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    In this activity (on pages 12-15), learners make a crater model and test the effects of weather (rain) on its surface. This activity helps learners understand how Earth's crust is constantly...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    This activity (on pages 19-24) introduces learners to the rain forest's layers—emergent, canopy, understory, and forest floor—and has learners make paper lianas (vines that live attached to...

    Ages 8 - 14
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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...

    Ages 6 - 11
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    In this activity, learners investigate what happens when you build up static electricity on plastic balls. Learners discover that electrostatic forces cause smaller balls to suspend in a tube,...

    Ages 4 - adult
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    This activity (on pages 38-43) has learners simulate the way scientists track and map the movement of otters in the wild using radio trackers. One learner plays the role of Sea Otter, and other...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    In this activity (on pages 36-39), learners make a model of a watershed out of paper, then run water down the mountain to simulate how rainfall and pollution affect watersheds. Learners are...

    Ages 8 - 14

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