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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners build particulate matter collectors--devices that collect samples of visible particulates present in polluted air. They place the collectors in various test sites and observe them over a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this meteorological activity, learners get to build their very own anemometer (instrument for measuring wind speed) using a paper cup. This is also an excellent activity to practice math and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners work in groups to design a parachute out of household items that keeps an egg secure when dropped from a certain height. Learners must follow a certain number of design...

    free Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this environmental science activity (page 3 of the PDF), leaners will identify and explain the causes of erosion. They will observe the effects of erosion on the surrounding area and further...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 7 days
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this outdoor archaeology activity, learners use mathematical skills and scientific inquiry to generate and process information from their own excavation site. Learners use household materials to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    COSI
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    Everybody loves bubbles, and this is the best bubble recipe ever! Included as part of one of COSI's Family Science Quests, this COSI favorite invites learners to make bubbles and suggests a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
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    Learners use engineering design principles to construct and test a fully solar-powered car. Solar car kits usually include a photovoltaic cell and motor; some include a chassis as well. Encourage...

    Over $20 per student Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    WGBH
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    In this engineering activity, learners will get acquainted with the basics of wind energy and power production by fabricating and testing various blade designs for table-top windmills constructed...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    NOAA
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    In this activity on page 24, learners perform experiments to examine whether or not trash can float, blow around, or wash away. Then learners analyze the effects of these characteristics on marine...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity on page 27, learners perform an experiment to learn about how different types of marine debris degrade and how weather and sunlight affect the rate of degradation. Learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 12 months

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