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    This simulated balance beam illustrates binary mathematics. You have a set of weights and the goal is to match an unknown weight, but you only have weights that have mass 1, 2, 4, 8, and 16. You...

    free Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    This is written as a display, but can easily be adapted to a hands-on activity. Learners discover how all the parts of a diaper work together to keep babies dry and comfortable. They can find...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this experiment, learners design and build a model room in a shoebox and furnish it with tiny furniture. Then, learners put the room on a simple earthquake simulator to see what happens to the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, one person "programs" the other like a robot to move through a space, trying to get them to avoid obstacles and reach a goal. The idea is that computers and robots are...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    This computer interactive lets you explore the effect of changing the number of colors and resolution of a picture. You can see the picture in high quality (72 dots per inch), low quality (10 dpi),...

    free Ages 6 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    In this activity, leaners explore building techniques by recreating the story of The Three Little Pigs. They build model houses out of plastic grass, popsicle sticks, and building blocks, and then...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners design, build, and test models of "dragon boats" made from up to three milk cartons. They observe how well the boats can be pulled through water in a homemade testing tank, and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners design different shaped bandages for different purposes. First, they draw their designs on paper. Then, they cut out different shapes from pieces of gauze and tape them to different parts...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners create an Incan counting device called a quipu (pronounced kee-poo). Similar to an abacus, a quipu is a series of strings tied together, with a complex set of knots tied in each string to...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Using electrolysis, learners produce hydrogen gas and oxygen gas from water molecules in a solution. A pH indicator (bromthymol blue) in the water allows learners to observe how the pH of the...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - adult Under 5 minutes

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