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    In this activity, learners build helicopters and launchers using wooden dowels and scrap paper. Use this activity to explore rotational motion and kinetic and potential energy. Note: this activity...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build styrofoam boats powered by twisted rubber bands. Use this activity to introduce learners to potential energy, kinetic energy, Newton's Laws of Motion,...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    The goal of this activity is to design the fastest sailboat or one that carries the most treasure. Using simple, colorful, and recycled materials, learners design and build a model vessel to...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build rockets and shoot them into the air by stomping on the plastic bottle launchers. Use this activity to demonstrate air pressure, projectile motion, Newton's...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The goal of this activity is to build a miniature bobsled that is either the fastest or the slowest. Learners use recycled materials to design, build, and test their bobsled on a bobsled track....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore the design of rubber band powered cars. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own rubber band cars out of everyday items. They...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore the concept of how brakes can stop or slow mechanical motion. Learners examine the operation of a bicycle brake and use low cost materials to devise a simple...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners construct cars that are powered by hand-made, electric propellers. Learners construct the base of the car out of a craft stick, use brass tacks and a paper clip to make a...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity related to Newton's Laws of Motion, learners build a boat powered by a propeller in the air. The airboats can be designed in many ways and can include various recyclables like...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore the engineering and principles behind working elevators. Teams explore the history of elevators, elevator design, and develop their own working elevator using...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 2 to 4 hours

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