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    In this activity about problem-solving, learners build a house for the Three Little Pigs using twenty straws and two index cards. Learners then use a fan to simulate a tornado and shake the table...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Molecular gastronomy is the scientific study of food preparation. Learners use self-assembly techniques to create edible capsules of chocolate syrup (food grade ingredients are required). The...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this math activity, learners find patterns in telephone numbers. Learners explore how these handy tricks can help them remember number sequences as well as how companies use these patterns to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build soda geyser generators (under adult supervision) to conduct soda geyser investigations (i.e. famous Diet Coke and Mentos experiments). Learners use simple things...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this hands-on activity, learners make simple musical instruments ("oboes") out of straws. In a related video, Mr. O and his assistants engineer musical instruments, discovering the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this hands-on activity, learners make a simple musical instrument out of everyday office supplies. The instrument resembles a miniature washtub bass, a larger version of which is featured in the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Are balloons porous or non-porous? In this activity, learners watch an entertaining Mr. O video and conduct a simple experiment to find out. By placing spices and flavorings inside the balloon,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners will create a speaker using a paper cup, magnet, and enameled wire. Also included in this activity is a Mr. O video that explains how speakers work and how to make the...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners create a model of a hot air balloon using tissue paper and a hairdryer. Educators can use this activity to introduce learners to density and its role in why things float....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours