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    In this activity, learners build a speedboat using paint paddles, a propeller, and film canister. Learners attach a simple circuit and motor to the boat to power the propellers. Use this activity...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners construct a paper glider to experiment with aerodynamic forces. Learners explore how the glider's structure, including the two flaps near the back called elevators,...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity (posted on March 20, 2011), learners follow the steps to construct a stroboscope, a device that exploits the persistence of vision to make moving objects appear slow or stationary....

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Build your own version of a favorite carnival game, in which a marble races down a maze consisting of rows of nails. Use this activity to demonstrate the effects of gravity and Newton's Laws...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore sound by constructing an instrument using some metal pipes, rubber bands, and a baseboard. Note: this activity requires the use of a drill and drill bits, not...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build inexpensive kaleidoscopes using transparency paper and foil (instead of mirrors). Use this activity to introduce learners to concepts related to optics, light,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners create a cool floating animal using the science of magnetism. Learners discover what happens when a piece of magnetic metal enters a magnet's field. Learners also...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners construct a device that projects images onto a surface, so they can trace landscapes and other sights. The cardboard box camera captures the images using a mirror, holder...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners build mini-basketball courts and explore the laws of physics. Learners discover that everything you throw or shoot on earth travels in a parabola. Note: a drill is used...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build a hot air balloon using just a few sheets of tissue paper and a hair dryer. Use this activity to demonstrate how hot air rises due to density and how the volume of...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes

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