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Learners explore the concepts of equilibrium and center of mass by seeing how non-symmetrical objects balance.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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In this demonstration, learners watch as a device drops a ball into a cup without touching the ball or cup, even though the ball and cup are virtually side-by-side.

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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In this science trick, learners get an egg to stand-up on its long-axis vertical to a table's top.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity lets learners experiment with marbles and weights to discover some basics about gravity and black holes.

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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The goal of this Star Wars activity is to design and build a balancing device to help an Ewok escape the Imperial Forces by sliding down a tightrope to safety.

\$10 - \$20 Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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In this engineering activity, learners test the stability of towers they build out of cups, discovering that structures with more mass in the base are more stable.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners build a toy that flies in circles. This activity introduces learners to center of mass, torque, and rotational motion.

\$5 - \$10 per student Ages 6 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity, learners build small indoor paper rockets, determine their flight stability, and launch them by blowing air through a drinking straw.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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Learners build a yo-yo using a piece of wood, PVC pipe, and string. In doing so, learners explore the force of gravity and angular momentum.

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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In this activity, learners string a line across the room and build cable cars that can move from on end to the other.

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity lets learners imagine what would happen if our Sun were replaced with a black hole.

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes