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    Museum of Science, Boston
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    The goal of this activity is to design, build and test a house or toy for an animal. Learners will research a particular animal and design a house or toy that will encourage that animal's...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Amazeum
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    In this activity, learners use design thinking to design and build their own bridge out of household materials including adhesives and/or connectors. Learners are encouraged start with a foundation...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Tech Interactive
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    In this twist on a classic design challenge, learners will try to stop a bouncy ball from bouncing as they explore how to control the fall of an object. This is similar to the egg drop challenge,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 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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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    In this activity, learners create painting machines that can paint moving forwards and backwards. Learners construct the machines out of LEGOs, motors, a programmable PICO Cricket, and a cardboard...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 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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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    In this activity, learners create night lights using a plastic cup, programmable PICO Cricket, tri-color LED, and sensor. Learners can decorate the outside of the night light using a permanent...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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    In this activity, learners design and build a NASA rover using raw pasta and candy with a limited imaginary budget. Similar to engineers at NASA, learners will use keep track of the total cost of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes