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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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Groups of learners are provided with a generic car base and an egg. Their mission: design a device/enclosure to protect the egg on or in the car as it rolls down a ramp with increasing slopes.

Over \$20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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In this demonstration, learners observe as a bottle is placed on a table with wooden hoop balanced on top and a pencil balanced on top of the hoop.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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In this activity (page 1 of PDF under SciGirls Activity: Pet Handedness), learners will construct a simple spinning top out of a circle of construction paper, a film canister lid, and a bamboo skewer.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 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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In this activity, learners explore inertia as they attempt to whip a strip of paper out from under two coins dangling on the rim of a water glass.

free Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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In this physics activity, learners will gain a better understanding of how friction, inertia, and mass affect objects.

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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In this activity related to rotational inertia (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Microgravity), learners will use a bit of scientific experimenting to test if open-faced peanut butter sandwi

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 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
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To understand how skaters turn in midair, try this little experiment! Individuals can do this activity alone, but it works better with a partner.

free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 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 hands-on activity, learners use an assortment of (mainly household) items to complete Rube Goldberg-type challenges.

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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In this fun hands-on activity, learners create a safety device to protect an egg "passenger" in a toy car crash. Learners experiment with different solutions to this very problem.

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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This is an activity about inertia, Newton's First Law of Motion. Learners will discover how an egg at rest, or any object at rest, stays that way.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners investigate how changing the center of gravity of a balloon affects how it travels. Learners fill a balloon with a little bit of water and insert into an empty balloon.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 8 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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In this activity, learners build a Wilberforce Pendulum, a special coupled pendulum in which energy is transferred between two modes of vibration, longitudinal ("bounce') and torsional ("twist"), on a

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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In this demonstration, learners observe as two cola bottles and a dollar bill are arranged in a specific order: one bottle, upside down and filled with water, is placed on top of another bottle, with

free Ages 8 - 18 Under 5 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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