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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build a hovercraft using a paper plate, cup, and simple motor. Learners follow simple instructions that include helpful photos to build a vehicle that glides over a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    Use a homemade potato launcher to explore air pressure. This activity includes simple instructions on how to build a homemade propulsion pipe using pipe, a wooden dowel and duct tape. The activity...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into design optimization using recycled materials. Groups of learners will design a study that seeks out the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore how boats are engineered to achieve speed. Learners consider and develop a design, build their speedboat out of everyday items, and test their boat against those...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this quick activity (page 1 of PDF), learners will use the ever-popular soda geyser experiment to test the reactivity of the various sugar candies or mints. The goal is to set off the highest...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes