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    In this design challenge activity, learners build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two “astronauts” when they land. Learners follow the engineering design process to design and build a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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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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    In this activity, learners mix up a bubbly brew and examine density. Learners explore how they can make different materials fall and rise in water using oil, water, and salt. Learners can...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore static electricity and electrical charges while experimenting with an inflated balloon, unflavored gelatin powder, and a wool sweater. Challenge learners to...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 Under 5 minutes
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    In this activity, learners mix water, cooking oil, and liquid food coloring to create beautiful colored designs in a cup. Use this activity to explore liquid density and solubility. <b>...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this engineering activity, learners construct sturdy geodesic structures out of gumdrops and toothpicks. Use this activity to explore engineering principles as well as sturdy shapes and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners mix milk, vinegar, baking soda, and water to create sticky glue. Use this activity to explain how engineers develop and evaluate new materials and products. Learners...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this hands-on experiment, kids use chemistry to explore whether acids or bases are better at restoring a penny’s shine. Kids follow the scientific process to test a common household cleaning...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this delicious activity, learners get to make, taste-test and compare their own "brands" of homemade strawberry ice cream. Testing various types of strawberry products, learners...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this tasty activity, learners make their own ice cream any day of the year in an exploration of heat and cold. Highlights include freezing and melting and the transition from liquid to solid....

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes

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