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    In this activity about problem-solving, learners build a house for the Three Little Pigs using twenty straws and two index cards. Learners then use a fan to simulate a tornado and shake the table...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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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 hands-on activity, learners use toothpicks to build different triangles and squares and then use the toothpicks to build and solve some tricky shape puzzles. This lesson plan contains Texas...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this math activity, challenge learners to make two equal rows from eight different paper strips. Learners can explore the many ways they can solve this problem.

    free Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this math lesson, learners are introduced to proportional reasoning through modeling, sharing, and questioning techniques. After reading "Oliver's Fruit Salad," learners work...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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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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    Learn about problem solving and probability by figuring out how to get three items--a cat, a mouse, and a bag of magic beans--across the river safely. Take certain conditions into consideration...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 5 to 10 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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