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    New York Hall of Science
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    This activity lets you program your 'robot' (a willing friend) to pick up and dispose of some 'toxic waste' using as few commands as possible. Learners create command cards ...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Learners will construct a model of a heart valve using a film canister, a piece of masking tape, and a piece of paper. They investigate their "valve" by altering it to see what happens...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this quick activity (page 1 of the PDF), learners will test how many pennies a flat paper index card bridging the gap between two stacks of books is able to support. Then, learners alter the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this activity, learners build a simple tabletop seesaw to test how different variables (the position of the fulcrum, distance, weight) affect its balance under increasing weight loads. Extension...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    In this activity (located on page 6 of the PDF), learners explore the ways people access water in their homes. Learners investigate the way that water moves through a system and use problem solving...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    Teams of learners use a series of stick figures made from pipe cleaners to model a dance routine. Then, they use this model to communicate to another learner who performs the dance routine. This...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    Build a catapult that transforms the potential energy of a twisted rubber band into kinetic energy. Experiment with design variations so that you can hit a target with a projectile.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this activity, learners create a model of a neuron by using colored clay or play dough. Learners use diagrams to build the model and then label the parts on a piece of paper. This resource guide...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Miami Science Museum
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    In this activity, learners use marshmallows and gum drops to construct seven models of molecules. Learners classify (solid, liquid or gas) and draw diagrams of the molecules. Learners can also...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
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    Learners act as engineers and design mini submarines that move in the water like real submarines. The submarines must be able to float, sink, and hover steadily without touching the top of the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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