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• Lawrence Hall of Science
In this online activity, learners measure aspects of their bodies in centimeters, then electronically submit data on their measurement. They can then compare their measurements to the lengths of...

free Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
• WGBH
In this simple and fun activity, learners build a tower of cups to explore distribution of weight. Learners make predictions about their towers and test their designs. Activity extensions include...

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
• Aquarium of the Bay
In this graphing exercise (page 2 of the pdf), learners compare their own height to the length of various sharks. This activity can be used in conjunction with any of the Classroom Activity Guides...

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
• NISE Network
In this activity, learners mark their height on a height chart and discover how tall they are in nanometers. They learn that although being a billion nanometers tall sounds impressive, it doesn&...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
• WGBH
In this activity, learners investigate whether more people are squares or rectangles. People with similarly sized heights and arm spans are classified as squares. People with different sized...

free Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
• Children's Museum Of Houston
In this activity, learners compare the ancient Egyptian system of measurement, which was based on body lengths, to the customary and metric systems used today. Learners measure their height using...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
• Twin Cities Public Television
In this activity (located on page 2 of the PDF), learners will identify a group of deciduous trees to study. Once the species has been recorded, the circumference of the trunks will be measured at...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
• The Exploratorium
In this activity related to Archimedes' Principle, learners use water displacement to compare the volume of an expanded gummy bear with a gummy bear in its original condition. This activity...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
• Lawrence Hall of Science
In this coin math activity, learners sort and stack 100 (one hundred) pennies into piles of 5 pennies each, 10 pennies each, and 20 pennies each. Learners count and measure the stacks and record...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
• COSI
In this health activity (page 5 of the PDF), learners will explore a unique connection betweeen the bones of the body. By measuring various parts of their body, learners see first hand that...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes