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• Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
In this online interactive challenge, learners choose items to represent the Earth or solar system, then determine other items to represent the Moon, or Milky Way based on their relative size. The...

free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
• Science Friday
In this activity, learners watch a video to learn about a couple who built a home out of shipping containers in Brooklyn, New York. Next, learners design and build a 3D scale model of a shipping...

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
• Utah Education Network
In this math lesson, learners use fruit to learn about proportions and percentages. Learners compare the weights of the edible and non-edible portions of fruit. Learners practice using different...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• PBS
In this math lesson, learners apply the concepts of ratio and proportion to determine the length of the Statue of Liberty's torch-bearing arm. Learners use chart paper, string, and rulers to...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• PBS
In this math lesson, learners identify the likelihood of an event by using a walk-on probability scale. Learners are encouraged to evaluate the chance of given events occurring and assigning the...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
• Lunar and Planetary Institute
In this activity, learners measure the diameter of their water balloons, model an impact, measure the diameter of the “crater” area, and determine the ratio of impactor to crater. This activity is...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
• The Exploratorium
In this activity, learners use their hands as tools for indirect measurement. Learners explore how to use ratios to calculate the approximate height of something that can't be measured...

free Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
• American Museum of Natural History
In this activity, learners interpret three trackways and use measurements and a formula to infer the relative speed of dinosaurs. A portion of the activity details how students can create their own...

free Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• Lawrence Hall of Science
In this activity learners create patterns of hair beads. Simone and Brianna like different mixes of beads in their braids, so learners must figure out how to distribute 40 beads to satisfy both...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
• NASA
In this activity, learners build a 1:140 "scale model" of NASA's X-33 Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) Technology Demonstrator, and investigate how the model dimensions compare to the...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours