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    Computer Science Unplugged
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    This activity explores the main algorithms that are used as the basis for searching on computers, using different variations on the game of battleships. This activity demonstrates three search...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    Computer Science Unplugged
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    In this activity, learners use a fictitious map of "Tourist Town" and counters to problem solve how to place ice-cream vans on street intersections so that every other intersection is...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Computer Science Unplugged
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    This activity explores what it means for a computer to be intelligent and introduces the topic of what a computer program is and how everything computers do simply involves following instructions...

    free Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    The popular sudoku puzzles use numbers, but the game could played with any set of 9 different objects! In this activity (on pages 56-75 of PDF), learners use objects of different colors (marbles,...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    California Academy of Sciences
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    This lesson plan revolves around studying the speciation of the Galápagos mockingbirds, which are on display at the California Academy of Sciences. It works well as a pre-visit activity and post...

    free Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Computer Science Unplugged
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    This activity about cryptographic techniques illustrates how to accomplish a simple, but nevertheless seemingly impossible task—making a fair, random choice by flipping a coin between two people...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This lesson (on pages 46-55 of PDF) features two strategy board games -- one from Ghana and one from China. The first game, Achi, is a cross between checkers and tic-tac-toe. After pieces are...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this online version of the classic paper and pencil game, learners practice looking ahead to anticipate an opponent's move. Learners compete against the computer, and with a little help...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    This is a deceptively simple game to teach strategy, planning, and pattern analysis. In this game, learners take turns removing tokens from a board, and develop a plan to take the last piece....

    free Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this math activity, learners play a game similar to 20 Questions, in which learners must identify a secret number drawn from a bag. Learners practice their logical thinking and questioning...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes

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