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In this activity, learners create a traditional Mexican noisemaker (a matraca) using cardboard, craft sticks, and a wooden dowel.

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 6 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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Can gelatin (like Jell-O ®) change the speed of light?

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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In this activity, learners explore sound by constructing an instrument toy that buzzes when you swing it.

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Double Dutch), learners will stand twelve feet apart swinging a rope at the slowest tempo possible while someone uses a stopwatch to record

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners discover that two pendulums suspended from a common support will swing back and forth in intriguing patterns, if the support allows the motion of one pendulum to influence t

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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In this math lesson (on Page 13), learners predict and simulate the likelihood of an event occurring.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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In this math lesson, learners extend their understanding of basic probability concepts as they learn to name all of the possible outcomes of an event as well as ways to express the likelihood of such

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity, learners explore sound by constructing their very own instruments using PVC pipes, soda bottles, and a straw.

\$5 - \$10 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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In this math lesson, learners identify the likelihood of an event by using a walk-on probability scale.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity, learners use a flashlight, a glass of water, and some milk to examine why the sky is blue and sunsets are red.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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In this physics activity, learners assemble and/or investigate a pendulum "snake." Several large steel hex-nuts are suspended on strings of successively increasing length to form a series of pendulums

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 8 - 18
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In this 7-10 day investigation, learners develop an understanding of waves and tides and their motion through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on activities.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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In this outdoor activity and fun race, learners first find the most common type of tree in a forest site.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity, learners explore sound by constructing an instrument using some metal pipes, rubber bands, and a baseboard.

\$10 - \$20 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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This activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Music and Sound) is a full inquiry investigation into sound frequency.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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In this activity, learners construct a traditional handicraft toy that illustrates a motion commonly associated with violins and earthquakes.

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity, learners explore sound by constructing tube zithers, stringed instruments from Southeast Asia and the South Pacific.

\$5 - \$10 per student Ages 6 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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This activity generates learner excitement about light through the creation of a room-sized rainbow.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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This lesson (on pages 15-24 of PDF) explores how sound is caused by vibrating objects. It explains that we hear by feeling vibrations passing through the air.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 4 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners build a recording timer made from simple materials (e.g., small dc motor, sharpie pen, craft sticks, adding machine paper tape, etc.).

Over \$20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours