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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners create a tiny electric, motorized dancer. Learners use the interactions of magnetism and electric current to make a wire spin, while displaying the Lorentz Force in...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use plastic water bottles, wood, and water to build an inexpensive and portable tool to demonstrate one atmosphere of pressure at sea level. Once the tool is assembled...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    If a sailboat is stranded because there is no wind, is it possible to set up a fan on deck and blow wind into the sail to make the boat move? In this activity, learners explore this classic physics...

    Over $20 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    NASA
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    In this engineering challenge, learners design and build a crane out of cardboard to see how heavy a load it can lift. The lesson plan includes suggestions for how learners can reinforce the weak...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this engineering activity, challenge learners to make a "grabber" that can pick up trash. Learners use simple materials to create pinchers that can grab small items. Learners can...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this quick activity (page 1 of PDF under SciGirls Activity: Kites), learners will witness firsthand the effects of Bernoulli’s Principle by capturing a ping pong ball in the stream of air...

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes