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    Sciencenter
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    In this two part activity, learners become draft detectives by constructing their own draft catchers to detect drafts around windows or doors. Next, they make draft stoppers to reduce air flow and...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this three-day lesson, learners identify two-dimensional shapes used in castle construction, create a castle collage using assorted shapes, and design tapestries using repeated patterns of color...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 1 to 7 days
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Scientists use enormous wind tunnels to test the design of planes, helicopters, even the Space Shuttle. In this simulation activity, learners create a miniature wind tunnel test by blowing air with...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Tech Interactive
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    In this design challenge, learners design a storm drain cover that catches litter to protect waterways to learn about how local actions can have system-level effects. Learners will test their...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Tech Interactive
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    In this design challenge, learners will create wind-powered contraptions to transport a load, such as a cupcake or another small object, and test to see if they work. This activity is a great...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners make mobiles to explore the concepts of balance, counterbalance, weight, and counterweight. Learners are encouraged to work in groups or with their families to create...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners examine ways that Native Americans of the Southwest express their relationship with nature through art. Learners cooperate to create a large weaving and individual rug...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners build scaled-down structures and cantilevers in a series of "building out" challenges with bamboo skewers and tape. In doing so, learners will experience many...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    In this activity (located on page 10 of the PDF), learners explore the properties of spraying and dripping water, while making art. Learners discover that they can use various tools to create...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners explore the possibilities of clay as a natural material. At three stations, learners create sculptures, use natural items such as small pebbles, twigs, and pinecones to...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes