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    In this engineering activity, learners examine bicycle mechanics and gear ratios. Learners determine which gears will help them bike a set course in the shortest amount of time.

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners estimate how much water they think can be found in various locations on the Earth in all its states (solid, liquid, and gas) to discover the different water ratios in the...

    free Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners get hands-on experience with ratios and scaling while making their own jewelry out of recycled plastic containers. Learners will practice measuring area and volume as...

    free Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Tug O' War) is a full inquiry investigation into tug-of-war physics. Groups of learners will test two tug-of-war strategies. Which...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    In this activity (page 2 of PDF under GPS: Kinetic Sculpture Challenge Activity), learners will predict which objects have to overcome the most static friction to slide down a ramp. Learners then...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners classify a variety of objects by their characteristics. They then design an experiment to determine which objects float or sink in water and add this characteristic to their classification...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    This is an activity (located on page 3 of PDF under Gecko Feet Activity) about modeling a nanoscale phenomenon (gravity-defying gecko feet) with macroscale objects (shoes). Using shoes and some...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    This is an activity (on page 2 of the PDF under Surface Area Activity) about surface area to volume ratio. Learners will bake sugar cookies, testing how much colored sugar is rolled up by 1 large...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Science Friday
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    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
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    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