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    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
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    Learners use engineering design principles to construct and test a fully solar-powered car. Solar car kits usually include a photovoltaic cell and motor; some include a chassis as well. Encourage...

    Over $20 per student Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners string a line across the room and build cable cars that can move from on end to the other. Learners construct their cable cars out of wood sticks, motors, and electrical...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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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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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners will listen to as many radio stations as possible to discover that AM radio signals can travel many hundreds of miles at night. Learners log the call signs, locations,...

    free Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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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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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore how engineers incorporate biometric technologies into products as well as the challenges of engineers who must weigh privacy, security and other issues when...

    free Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners invent a pinball-like game where a kick stick hits a ping pong ball into a target that buzzes. This detailed guide includes step-by-step instructions on...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore how a flashlight works, showing the electric circuit and switch functions of this everyday household item. Learners discover how batteries work, how they provide...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore electronic communication, the Morse Code system, and advances all the way through text messaging. Learners build a simple circuit, send messages to one another....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    Trick your family and friends with this creepy crawler that moves up and down. In this activity, learners construct a circuit and motor device that will move a homemade spider in a spooky way. Use...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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