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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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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity (posted on March 27, 2011), learners follow the steps to construct a mini zoetrope, a device that produces an illusion of action from a rapid succession of static pictures. First,...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    WGBH
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    Learners explore soybeans, soak them in water to remove their coat, and then split them open to look inside. They also make a musical shaker out of paper cups, a cardboard tube, and soybeans. This...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    Coins are everyday objects which tell a lot about the people who use them. In this activity, learners create their own piece of history by drawing and creating a coin that symbolizes something...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners explore the gait of horses by constructing flipbooks with British photographer Eadweard Muybridge's famous photographs. Learners print out three flipbooks that...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity (on page 2 of PDF), learners make their own totem poles out of recycled materials. Learners choose the animals and other symbols that represent them and their families, and then...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Museum Group
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    In this activity, learners make a device called a phenakistoscope, which displays a continuously looping animation consisting of images drawn onto a spinning disc. Learners can use the provided...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes