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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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    In this activity, learners are introduced to robotic submarines called gliders. Learners make “gliders” from plastic syringes and compare these to Cartesian bottles and plastic bubbles. Learners...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this technology activity, learners explore digital imaging and pixels. Learners "transmit" an image to a partner by creating an image on grid paper. Learners then use a code of zeroes...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this Engineering Design Challenge activity, learners will use balloons to investigate how a multi-stage rocket, like that used in the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) mission, can propel a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this geography investigation, learners use a nighttime satellite image to observe areas of light across the United States and to identify patterns and spatial distributions of human settlements....

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners work in teams to simulate the process used by Global Positioning Systems (GPS) to determine the location of a fallen meteorite in Antarctica. Learners will examine how...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Museum of Science, Boston
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    Working in small teams, learners try to build a satellite that can float for at least five seconds in the marked area of a vertical wind tube. Learners think about and explore the concepts of lift...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore the history, design and motion of spinning tops. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own tops out of everyday items. Their...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Earthquakes) is a full inquiry investigation into aerial imagery. Learners will use the internet to gather free aerial imagery of nearby...

    free Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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    In this activity, learners design and build a NASA rover using raw pasta and candy with a limited imaginary budget. Similar to engineers at NASA, learners will use keep track of the total cost of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    “Exploring Earth: Investigating Clouds” is a hands-on activity in which visitors create a cloud in a bottle and explore it with laser light. The activity is connected to current and ongoing NASA...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes

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