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    In this activity (on pages 55-66 of PDF), learners fold paper into origami shapes and then combine several identical shapes into a three-dimensional structure. There are clear, colorful...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this experiment, learners will conduct chemical and physical tests to identify mystery substances. This experiment is very flexible, allowing educators to determine the number of unknowns to...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this tabletop activity (on pages 32-40), learners make Möbius strips -- 3D surfaces with only one side. They compare and contrast regular paper loops with Möbius strips, tracing the sides with...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity (on pages 41-47 of PDF), learners explore tesselating geometric patterns (repeated shapes, similar to the art of M.C. Escher). They play with existing shapes, either with laminated...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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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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    This activity (on pages 21-32 of PDF) has learners act out several classic brain teasers. Instead of moving checkers or pennies around on a table, learners play the role of the different pieces of...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Make a kite out of a garbage bag, shower curtain, painting tarp--anything light, thin, flexible and plastic! This fun activity has step-by-step instructions on how to make a triangle kite or semi...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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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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    In this activity, learners make a parachute out of tissue paper, tape, and string. Then, learners test their parachute to see how many paper clips it can carry. Next, learners design a parachute...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    In this fun activity about spiders, learners build and design a spider from cardstock, straw, string, and pipe cleaners. They then attach it to a door or wall, and observe how their spider "...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes

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