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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore the engineering behind seismographs and how technology has improved accurate recording of earthquakes. Learners work in teams to build a simple seismograph out of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore how packaging engineers develop customized shipping and packaging containers to meet the needs of many different industries. Learners learn about different...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity, learners create a star show and discover how they can prevent light pollution. Using simple materials, learners first design constellation boxes. Next, learners use their...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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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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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    In this activity, learners investigate passive solar building design with a focus solely on heating. They learn how insulation, window placement, thermal mass, surface colors, and site orientation...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 4 to 24 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity, learners simulate nature's water filtration system by devising a system that will filter out both visible and invisible pollutants from water. Each group is asked to design a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity, learners explore the difference between compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs and traditional incandescent bulbs. Learners examine which light bulbs are more energy efficient by...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners conduct a waste audit and use their findings to implement a plan for reducing trash. Learners measure trash, sort by categories (compostable, recyclable, etc.) and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity, learners make water-walking critters using thin wire, and then test how many paper clips these critters can carry without sinking. Watch the Science Friday video "Stroke of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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    In this activity (p.5-6 of PDF), learners investigate natural selection. Learners discover that natural selection, which takes place over decades, can lead to altered populations within a species....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes

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