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    Museum of Science, Boston
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    In this activity, learners are challenged to design and construct a windmill to harness the power of wind. Learners act as design engineers, focusing on the testing and redesign parts of the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this engineering activity, learners will get acquainted with the basics of wind energy and power production by fabricating and testing various blade designs for table-top windmills constructed...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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    In this four-part activity, learners will discover the exciting world of light--the most important form of energy in our world--and be able to identify and describe different types of light....

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners measure a bottle full of air, and then use a vacuum pump to remove the air. When they re-weigh the bottle, learners find the mass is about 0.8g less. Through this activity, learners...

    Over $20 per student Ages 11 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners build a recording timer made from simple materials (e.g., small dc motor, sharpie pen, craft sticks, adding machine paper tape, etc.). The device produces a record of...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    NISE Network
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    In this demonstration, learners discover that nanoparticles behave differently, in part because they have a high surface area to volume ratio. Learners learn that smaller particles have a much...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
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    In this activity, learners will be introduced to biomass gasification and will generate their own biomass gases. Learners generate these gases everyday on their own and find it quite amusing, but...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore computer programming and the impact of computers on society. Learners build and test a program to turn a light on and off using an Arduino board. They connect the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Museum of Science, Boston
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    Working in small teams, learners try to build a satellite that can float for at least five seconds in the marked area of a vertical wind tube. Learners think about and explore the concepts of lift...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (page 1 of the PDF), learners will use a home video camera with a “night vision” mode to test how various inks appear outside the spectrum of visible light. In a darkened room,...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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