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Rubber Band Car: Summer Brain Game Eight Rubber Band Car: Summer Brain Game Eight
Harness some potential energy with this fun rubber band car experiment.
Harness some potential energy with this fun rubber band car experiment.
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Hovercraft: Summer Brain Game Seven Hovercraft: Summer Brain Game Seven
Have you ever wanted to travel over land and water in the same car? Experiment with a hovercraft to find out how.
Have you ever wanted to travel over land and water in the same car? Experiment with a hovercraft to find out how.
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Future of Transportation: Knowledge Ninj… Future of Transportation: Knowledge Ninj…
By Shilo
The Knowledge Ninja is looking for sixth- through eighth-graders to complete this challenge and become Knowledge Ninjas.
The Knowledge Ninja is looking for sixth- through eighth-graders to complete this challenge and become Knowledge Ninjas.
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Straw Bridges: Summer Brain Game Six Straw Bridges: Summer Brain Game Six
How do you build a bridge that spans 25 centimeters using just straws and tape?
How do you build a bridge that spans 25 centimeters using just straws and tape?
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Flubber: Summer Brain Game Five Flubber: Summer Brain Game Five
Discover how the rubber in tires is made when you connect the polymers in glue to create flubber.
Discover how the rubber in tires is made when you connect the polymers in glue to create flubber.
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Hot Air Balloon: Summer Brain Game Four Hot Air Balloon: Summer Brain Game Four
Take the tissue paper balloon challenge and see how high your creation will soar.
Take the tissue paper balloon challenge and see how high your creation will soar.
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Parachute Design: Summer Brain Game Two Parachute Design: Summer Brain Game Two
What materials will you use to design a parachute to land safely on the ground?
What materials will you use to design a parachute to land safely on the ground?
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Quiz: How High Can You Fly? Quiz: How High Can You Fly?
By Shilo
Test your knowledge of flight.
Test your knowledge of flight.
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Explore on the Go! This Summer Explore on the Go! This Summer
Kids 5 to 13, complete the Summer Learning Challenge and win books and prizes.
Kids 5 to 13, complete the Summer Learning Challenge and win books and prizes.
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Paddle Boat: Summer Brain Game Three Paddle Boat: Summer Brain Game Three
Use kinetic energy to power your boat through the water.
Use kinetic energy to power your boat through the water.
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Stomp Glider: Summer Brain Game One Stomp Glider: Summer Brain Game One
Stomp your way to higher heights with a little physics and a homemade glider.
Stomp your way to higher heights with a little physics and a homemade glider.
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Away We Go Contest! Away We Go Contest!
Invent your own form of transportation!
Invent your own form of transportation!
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Explore on the Go! For Ages 9 to 13
recommended by ChiPubLib_Kids
Learn all about ways to get from here to there! We recommend books for middle-grade readers.
Learn all about ways to get from here to there! We recommend books for middle-grade readers.
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Explore on the Go! For Ages 6 to 8
recommended by ChiPubLib_Kids
We recommend books about transportation for younger readers.
We recommend books about transportation for younger readers.
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Thanks to Rahm's Readers Sponsors Thanks to Rahm's Readers Sponsors
A high-flying thank you to all the generous sponsors of Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge.
A high-flying thank you to all the generous sponsors of Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge.
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