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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners build a car that uses a battery-operated motor to "drive" at least ten feet. Educators can use this activity as a fun, hands-on way to...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners discover that our hands are not reliable thermometers. Learners place their palms flat on various surfaces (metal, wood, glass, etc.) and compare how cold the surfaces...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity (page 2 of the PDF), learners will explore the concept of thermal conductivity and learn the differences between high and low thermal conductivity. This activity must be...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Kohl Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners observe, explore and investigate vibrating instruments in everyday places and create music in unique ways. Using kitchen tools like pots and pans made out of various...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
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    University of Kansas
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    In this activity, learners explore how objects can have positive, negative, or neutral charges, which attract, repel and move between objects. Learners charge various materials and observe their...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Geographic Society
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    In this activity, learners explore the parts of a circuit by modeling, as a group, a “human” circuit. Learners investigate the conditions necessary for a circuit to work and model open and closed...

    free Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this activity, learners create an electrical circuit and investigate how some dissolved substances conduct electricity. Use this activity to explain how the nervous system sends messages as...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners make "totally tubular" forms of carbon. Learners use chicken wire to build macro models of carbon nanotubes. Depending on how they roll the wire, they will...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners design and build a circuit: an "electric highway" that connects a battery and buzzer at least three feet apart using four types of materials....

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
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    Learners make a circuit board that has questions and answers. When the correct answer is chosen for a question, a circuit is completed and a light illuminates. Use this activity to introduce...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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