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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, you'll make an electric motor--a simple version of the electric motors found in toys, tools, and appliances everywhere. The activity includes three short online videos:...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    APSnet
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    In this experiment related to plant biotechnology, learners discover how to prepare and load an electrophoresis gel. They will then run the gels in an electrophoresis system to separate several...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    Make your own simple speaker so you can listen to your favorite radio station. Just wind a coil, attach it to a piece of cardboard or Styrofoam, hold a magnet nearby, and listen. This activity...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners make a 3-D model of magnetic fields by inserting a small, strong magnet into a sphere. When learners sprinkle used staples onto the sphere, they'll see how the field...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this technology activity, learners build an "alarming" doormat to keep siblings out of their rooms. Use this activity to teach learners about circuits, switches, and sensors.

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this activity, learners make an electromagnet motor to demonstrate the most basic method of changing electrical energy into mechanical energy. This experiment relates to Nikola Tesla's work...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build an electromagnet using a nail, a cork, a battery, and electrical wire. Use this activity to demonstrate how electric currents produce magnet fields.

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes