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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    In this activity, learners collect, categorize, weigh and analyze classroom trash and discuss ways that engineers have helped to reduce solid waste. Learners make predictions on the types of trash...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    To learn how friction affects motion, learners build a measurement tool from a rubber band and other simple materials. They measure how much the rubber band stretches when a weighted note card is...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners take on the role of environmental engineers as they design water filters. Learners see how polluted water (water with chocolate powder mix) can become clearer when passed through their...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners build a model of a pollution control device--a cyclone. A cyclone works by whirling the polluted air in a circle and accumulating particles on the edges of the container. This mechanism is...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners investigate the concept of humidity by using a dry and wet sponge as a model. They determine a model for 100% humidity, a sponge saturated with water. From this, they understand that...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this design-based lesson, learners study flood dynamics as they modify a riverbed with blockages or levees to simulate real-world scenarios. Learners will learn about floodplains, consider...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Learners examine collisions between two skateboards carrying different masses. They learn about conservation of momentum in collisions. This activity can be combined with other activities to create...

    free Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners make a skydiver and parachute contraption and launch it. They see that the drag created by air resistance slows the descent of skydivers as they travel back to Earth. This activity can be...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    This hands-on experiment will provide learners with an understanding of the issues that surround environmental cleanup. Learners will create their own oil spill, try different methods for cleaning...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Learners build at least two different spinners (tops) to investigate how mass distribution, size, and shape affect the length of time the spinner spins. Learners strive to design and build the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes

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