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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners construct a device out of a piezoelectric igniter, like those used as barbecue lighters. Learners use the device to remotely start current flowing in a simple series...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners investigate series circuits and motors to build a hand-held "kick stick." Their goal is create a battery-operated device that sends a Ping-Pong...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners use their strength to light a light bulb. A chain made from paper clips is placed in series with a battery and flashlight bulb. When the chain is stretched, the light...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    4-H
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    In this activity about electricity, learners identify parallel and series circuits. First, learners examine and label diagrams of complete circuits. Then, learners build each of the circuits shown...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    4-H
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    In this activity, learners create a battery from fruit. This activity helps learners explore electricity, electrochemistry, and series circuits as well as the process of scientific inquiry....

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners demonstrate and discuss simple circuits as well as the differences between parallel and serial circuit design and functions. Learners test two different circuit designs...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes