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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This is a quick game about self-assembly. Like the molecules of DNA, learners will self-assemble into a pattern by following a simple set of rules. The icebreaker game is part of a larger self...

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore sports engineering and advanced materials development. Learners work in a team to devise a racquet out of everyday materials that could be used to volley a ping...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    This activity (page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into decomposition. Groups of learners will carefully observe and record the appearance of items, such as an apple, that can...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    This activity (located on page 4 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into testing a repair material. Groups of learners perform “first aid” on a cut orange, which represents propeller...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners build bird nests and place them in the activity area, then play the role of naturalists as they try to locate each other's nests. Learners consider how bird...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners work in groups to determine the mass and volume of four samples: glass marbles, steel washers or nuts, pieces of pine wood, and pieces of PVC pipe. Learners then plot the...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, leaners explore building techniques by recreating the story of The Three Little Pigs. They build model houses out of plastic grass, popsicle sticks, and building blocks, and then...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners make models of homes that might protect small animals from the elements, then search living plants for real structures made by small animals. Learners examine...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this highly physical outdoor activity, learners construct and compare experimental trail sections to select the best trail-construction technique for their site. As they measure, evaluate and...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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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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