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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners build a machine out of cardboard that runs smoothly and dependably. Learners must be precise to make sure their component works properly. This activity...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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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 will build and experiment with their own windmills made from simple household materials. The program closes with a discussion on energy conservation and how our choices and actions can add...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    Make a model city happier with LEDs, circuits, motors, and batteries! Groups can think, discuss, design, and build what would make a community happy. Kids can work as part of a team or on their own...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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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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    Museum of Science, Boston
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    The goal of this Star Wars activity is to design and build a balancing device to help an Ewok escape the Imperial Forces by sliding down a tightrope to safety. Working in small teams, leaners work...

    $10 - $20 Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this hands-on activity, learners use the steps of the design process to create a hook to rescue a "space capsule" from the water. Participants design, build, test and redesign their...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Museum of Science Boston
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    Using a vertical wind tube and using simple materials, individuals and groups attempt to design a "satellite" that floats for at least 5 seconds. There are many variables the learners can...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    Museum of Science Boston
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    Design a vessel that tests the limits of wind power given a set of off the shelf and recycled materials. Great with groups or individuals, but make sure you have a "body of water" to test...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    What's a more compelling problem to solve than being stranded on a deserted island? Would you be like the doctor from Gilligan's Island and design your way out of your situation or would...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - adult 30 to 45 minutes

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