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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners compare the properties of two balls that appear identical. One ball bounces, while the other ball "thuds." The “bounce” ball is made of the polymer polybutadiene (-C4H4-). The...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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    In this game, learners match descriptions of marine debris (shoes, batteries, paper towels, etc.) to images of these items. This activity can lead to a discussion about the effects of marine debris...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Carleton College
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    This paper describes a working-model demonstration of Ernest Rutherford's 1911 experiment about the nature of atoms. In this demonstration, a model of an atom is constructed inside a sealed...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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    In this activity (page 5), learners investigate the evolution of wheat by washing different types of dough with water and comparing the results. The evolution of wheat from wild grasses...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    The Tech
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    Based of the The Tech Challenge 2015, learners will engage in two mini-design challenges related to seismic engineering. Can be team or individually built, this challenge attempts to "raise...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners observe fly behavior and then build a flytrap. They make more observations, compare the effectiveness of different traps, and modify their traps to increase their...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    Make
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    Agriculturalists have long considered mushroom growing a challenge, largely because you need a piece of benchtop equipment known as a laminar flow hood. In this activity, learners make their own ...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 1 to 4 weeks
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity/demo, learners examine a synthetic gecko tape with micron sized hairs that mimics the behavior of the gecko foot. The process is called "nanomolding." Also described in...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity/demo, learners investigate biobarcodes, a nanomedical technology that allows for massively parallel testing that can assist with disease diagnosis. Learners define antibodies and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Association of Zoos and Aquariums
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    In this activity, learners will discover how the thin layers of amphibians' skin allow water and other chemicals to pass through it. Learners will also discover how different body coverings...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - adult 1 to 7 days