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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 aerial imagery. Learners will use the internet to gather free aerial imagery of nearby points of interest (or use laminated...

    free Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 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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    Computer Science Unplugged
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    This activity shows learners how computers use numbers to represent pictures. A grid is used to represent the pixels (short for picture elements) of a computer screen. Numbers indicate whether...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    Computer Science Unplugged
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    This magic trick is based on how computers detect and correct data errors. In the trick, a volunteer lays out a 5 x 5 square of identical cards colored on one side, with a random mix of sides...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    Computer Science Unplugged
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    This activity helps students learn how computers "compress" text by identifying repeating patterns of letters, words, and phrases. Students use poems or nursery rhymes as their source...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this online interactive, learners create simple animations. Learners select backgrounds, characters, character placement, and character size. Learners then position their character in up to 5...

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Learners can program a compass to draw a circle by itself using a Pico Cricket, some Legos, and lots of tape! Pico Cricket is required. This activity teaches learners how to program a micro...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Build a musical ice theremin by programming a micro controller, like a Pico Cricket to respond to resistance generated by the ice melting, or the ice being touched. The Pico Cricket then plays back...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners create their own weather forecast map. Learners will visit the National Weather Service Southern Region website and use the zip code search feature to gather data and...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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