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    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
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    Historically, sea floor mapping (bathymetry) was done by soundings. Soundings are taken by dropping a weight with a pre-measured rope off the side of the boat and noting the measurement on the rope...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    New York Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners use sound to figure out, or infer, the position of objects. Learners create a maze inside a shoebox with blocks of wood. Learners then ask their partner to figure out...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    American Educational Products
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    In this activity, learners create a map of a hidden surface using a "sounding stick" -- a technique similar to how underwater maps were once made. The hidden surface is created using...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    In this activity, learners simulate whale echolocation. Learners experience echolocation by wearing blindfolds, while another learner makes snapping noises in front of, behind, or to the side of them.

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    In this lab, learners experience how dolphins and other echolocating animals use their senses to locate and identify objects without using their sense of sight. To simulate this process, learners...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes