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In this activity, learners build a carousel toy that spins when pushed down.

\$5 - \$10 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity, learners predict where a ball will go after it bounces off another object. Learners discover that the motion of objects is predictable based on laws of motion.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
Learners set up books with rubber bands stretched between the books. When two identical books are stretched apart and released, they move back toward each other an equal distance.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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In this collection of demonstrations, learners explore Newton's Laws of Motion.

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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If a sailboat is stranded because there is no wind, is it possible to set up a fan on deck and blow wind into the sail to make the boat move?

Over \$20 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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In this demonstration/activity, water streaming through holes in the bottom of a suspended soda pop can causes the can to rotate.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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In this fun and imaginative writing assignment (page nine of the pdf), students will flex the creative side of their brains to learn more about the laws of motion and the scientific process.

free Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity, learners build an electric two-paddle boat using paint paddles, plastic knives, and empty water bottles.

\$10 - \$20 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
To learn how friction affects motion, learners build a measurement tool from a rubber band and other simple materials.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
Learners build a simple hovercraft using air from a balloon to levitate a craft made from a compact disc (CD).

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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Learners test their "light-smarts" by playing a game called "Light Quest!" The game board represents an atom and each player represents an electron that has been bumped into the atom's outer unstable

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 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 items.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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In this lab activity, learners act as fellow scientists and colleagues of Isaac Newton. He has asked them to independently test his ideas on the nature of motion, in particular his 2nd Law.

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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Perform this classic inertia demonstration to illustrate the transfer of potential energy to kinetic energy.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 6 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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Build your own version of the classic physics toy using simple materials.

\$10 - \$20 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
Learners construct a rocket from a balloon propelled along a guide string.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
Learners build simple catapults and use them to launch cotton balls.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity, learners work in teams to investigate the relationship between mass, acceleration, and force as described in Newton's second law of motion.

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
Learners investigate weight by building a spring scale. They observe and record how it responds to objects with different masses.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity, learners construct speedy vehicles made out of paper plates and powered by twisted rubber bands.

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 6 - 18 45 to 60 minutes