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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners create a small explosion by collecting hydrogen and oxygen gas together and squeezing them into a flame. Two test tubes are used to generate the gases: zinc and hydrochloric acid to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 14 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this activity, learners design a bicycle helmet. Participants will explore the design of bicycle helmets to gain an appreciation for the role that helmet layers play protecting the head. They...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this small-group activity, learners assume the roles of pilots, air traffic controllers, and NASA scientists to solve five Air Traffic Control (ATC) problems. Learners examine different distance...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore the unique challenges in transportation engineering, such as devising a method for skiers or hikers to get to the top of a mountain. Students work in teams to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    This activity teaches combustion as the interaction of a fuel source and oxygen. A burning candle is observed, then extinguished—first by a glass cup placed over it to cut off the oxygen supply,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners evaluate the potential performance of air rockets placed inside a wind tunnel. Learners measure the rocket's resistance to the flow of air in the tunnel and use the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore how the hull shape impacts a ship's performance and stability. Learners design, build, and test their own hull design, predict the performance of the various...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners use a commercially available toy to experiment with density. They fill a chamber in the toy submarine with baking powder and release it into a tank of water. The material making up the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore how parachutes are used to slow down moving objects. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own parachutes out of everyday...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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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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