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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
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This activity (on page 3 of the PDF under GPS: Baseball Activity) is a full inquiry investigation into how "bounciness" relates to the distance a ball will fly when hit off a batting tee.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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In this outdoor activity (on page 2 of the PDF under GPS: Baseball Activity), learners will investigate the transfer of energy using sports equipment.

free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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In this activity, learners determine the shape of an unseen object by bouncing a ball off the object.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity (on page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Soccer Ball Kick), learners will investigate the transfer of energy using sports equipment.

free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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In this sports-themed engineering activity, learners create super bouncy balls out of balloons. Learners brainstorm, test their designs, and share results.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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In this activity, learners explore the concept of how aerospace engineering has impacted sports, specifically exploring the design of golf balls.

free Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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This is a quick, yet dramatic activity/demonstration that introduces learners to the concept of energy transfer. A small ball is placed on top of a large ball and both are dropped together.

free Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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This trick from Exploratorium physicist Paul Doherty lets you add together the bounces of two balls and send one ball flying.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners prepare four polymer elastomers and then compare their physical properties, such as texture, color, size, and bounce height.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 4 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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In this activity, learners prepare four polymer elastomers and then compare their physical properties, such as texture, color, volume, density, and bounce height.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity, learners predict whether a ball on Earth or a ball on the Moon bounces higher when dropped and why.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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When baseball was in its infancy, the ball had plenty of bounce. Today's baseball may not seem to have bounce to it at all; if you drop a ball on the field it won't bounce back.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners prepare four polymer elastomers and then compare their physical properties, such as texture, color, volume, density, and bounce height.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 14 - adult 1 to 2 hours