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    In this activity, learners build a tiny but powerful flashlight out of simple materials. Use this activity to introduce learners to electrical circuits and conductivity.

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build their own sound machines and explore the interplay of motion and sound. This engineering activity introduces learners to automata, rotational motion, cranks and...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build rockets and shoot them into the air by stomping on the plastic bottle launchers. Use this activity to demonstrate air pressure, projectile motion, Newton's...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build an electromagnet using a nail, a cork, a battery, and electrical wire. Use this activity to demonstrate how electric currents produce magnet fields.

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity (posted on March 14, 2011), learners follow the steps to construct a camera projector to explore lenses and refraction. First, learners use relatively simple materials to construct...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners test exhaled breath for carbon dioxide and learn how to use an indicator as a simple way to measure pH. Learners also explore what happens when an acid (lemon) is mixed...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build a water squirter using a PVC pipe, dowel, and foam. This activity is great for the summer time and introduces learners to forces and water pressure. Note: an...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners construct cars that are powered by hand-made, electric propellers. Learners construct the base of the car out of a craft stick, use brass tacks and a paper clip to make a...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners build a mini dancing robot. This engineering activity introduces learners to electricity, circuits, switches, conductivity, and motors. Note: a drill and drill bit are...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build a game that tests their steadiness. Learners construct the game board by setting up an electrical circuit and a wand. The object of the game is to move the wand...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes

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