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    Learners make an instrument that sounds like a turkey. Their fingers rub on the string and the cup amplifies the vibrations, producing sound. Learners experiment to make various sounds.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Learners follow the template to build and fly a paper helicopter. They can attempt many experiments (shortening the blades, adding weight to the helicopter) and see how the flight of the helicopter...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners build a lever and use it to lift a load. With the load on one end of the ruler, learners add coins to the effort cup at the other end until the load is lifted. Learners can experiment with...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners roll their fingerpads in ink pads, and then press their fingerprints onto balloons. Learners inflate the balloons to produce enlarged versions of their fingerprints. Learners examine their...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Learners attach an egg to a rubber-band bungee cord and drop the egg. By performing a few test drops with an egg and short bungee cord, learners are able to predict how long a bungee cord they...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners act as engineers and design mini submarines that move in the water like real submarines. The submarines must be able to float, sink, and hover steadily without touching the top of the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners build pan pipes out of drinking straws by cutting them to different lengths. Then, learners make music by blowing across the straws and playing some well-known songs. Use this activity to...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners place water and part of an antacid tablet in a film canister. The reaction creates a gas reaction that launches the film canister like a rocket.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 Under 5 minutes