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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners consider how a simple machine, a lever, turns a small push or pull (a small force) into a larger--or stronger--push or pull (a larger force). Learners then apply this...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Experiment with force and pressure by building a balloon rocket. When launched, the balloon will run a track wherever you place the string. All you need is a balloon, clothespin, a straw, some tape...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this fun and, at times, hilarious force and motion activity, learners will use household objects to build a crazy contraption and see how far they can get a tennis ball to move. This is an...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners explore work, forces, simple machines, and construction. This lesson guide includes simple ways to demonstrate these principles as well as hands-on activities. For...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 1 to 2 hours
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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners use cardboard bases and track tubes to make a ball run to explore the properties of mass, force, and motion. Learners test their ball runs using balls of various sizes,...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this hands-on activity, learners use an assortment of (mainly household) items to complete Rube Goldberg-type challenges. Leaners use items from around their house to build a device that will...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this activity, learners with explore the gases present in air. They will then build their own wind cannons and challenge family and friends to a friendly competition. Activity includes...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes