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    WGBH
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    In this engineering activity (page 3 of PDF), young learners investigate how a pole can be made stable by “planting” its base in the ground or adding supports to the base. First, learners observe...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 30 to 45 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    Learners use shop tools and various materials to construct a magnetic spinner and a compass. Learners blow on the spinner directly or through a straw, and will be amazed as it continues to spin,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners create a cool floating animal using the science of magnetism. Learners discover what happens when a piece of magnetic metal enters a magnet's field. Learners also...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity related to magnetism and electricity, learners create a magnetic field that's stronger than the Earth's magnetic field. Learners use electric currents that are stronger...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners use simple materials to build their own compass. This resource contains information about compasses as well as suggestions on how learners can try out their home-made...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity (page 4 of the PDF), learners will explore how similar magnetic poles repel one another. They will rely on linear induction to race magnets around a simple course. Although...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this group activity, learners use some common objects and work together to simulate the Coriolis effect. During the challenge, learners make predictions and test different scenarios. This...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    This outdoor activity/field trip requires a place where minnows swim, such as a local pond or brook. Learners are challenged to find out how minnows respond to various fishing lures, then design...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners use a nail and magnet wire to build an electromagnet, which controls the movements of a paper dancer. Learners will enjoy watching the dancer swirl around when they...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours