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    In this activity, learners explore the engineering behind life vests or personal flotation devices and the challenges met by these devices. Learners work in teams to design and build a flotation...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    CIENTEC Foundation
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    In this Spanish-language chemistry activity, learners use simple materials to explore how fire extinguishers work to put out fires. Safety note: this activity involves the use of a small candle...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use simple items to construct a device for indicating air pressure changes. Learners build aneroid barometers (also known as "dry" barometers) and record the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    In this activity, learners use simple items to construct a device for indicating air pressure changes. Learners build water barometers (also known as "storm glass" barometers) and record...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    In this quick activity, learners observe how wind creates ocean currents. By blowing (through straws) on pepper suspended in water, learners will notice how the pepper moves in a clockwise motion,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore how engineers design tire treads to increase safety and reliability. Learners are presented with the challenge of designing a new tire tread that will be safe...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners observe the effect of transpiration as water is moved from the ground to the atmosphere. Learners conduct the experiment by placing a large plastic bag over a living limb...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    In this quick and easy activity and/or demonstration, learners use two empty soda cans to illustrate Bernoulli's principle. Learners lay the two cans parallel to each other on a level surface...

    free Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity about molecular diffusion (located on page 2 of the PDF), learners will make predictions and move molecules of iodine through a seemingly solid plastic sandwich bag. The process of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners work in groups to design a parachute out of household items that keeps an egg secure when dropped from a certain height. Learners must follow a certain number of design...

    free Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes

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