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    This activity (page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into fossil hunting and identification. Groups of learners will sift through a commercially prepared owl pellet, looking for bone...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into the engineering challenges of sending scientific sensors into space. Groups of learners will develop sensors to be deployed...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into the forces of gravity and air pressure. Groups of learners will construct a simple gravity fountain by making a...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this physical sciences activity, learners explore friction. Learners investigate the factors that affect the force required to move an object. Learners prepare weighted shoeboxes and then...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into mixing colors with light. Groups of learners will set up colored lights in a darkened room and record the color of...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity (on page 1 of the PDF), learners will investigate the transfer of energy using sports equipment. Learners first measure how high different kinds of balls bounce compared to their...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this engineering activity, learners explore simple machines and then build cardboard automata using cams. Learners are also challenged to build a complex machine--a moving sculpture that tells a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    In this matchmaking activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners will each have a scented cotton ball taped to their shoulder. The scent (e.g. peppermint oil or almond extract) will be kept secret by...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this quick activity (page 1 of the PDF), learners will build a simple Cartesian Diver in an empty 2-liter bottle. Use this activity to demonstrate the principle of buoyancy, similar to the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    This is an activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) about how visible light is affected by tiny nanoscale structures, producing iridescence on butterfly wings, soap bubbles, etc. Learners will break...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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