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In this activity, learners investigate the behavior of magnets. Learners create a "wonder wand" with a magnet so they can move a skater around.

1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners develop an understanding of cylinders and volume as they compare two sizes of popcorn buckets.

1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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This modeling activity allows learners to discover for themselves what Mendel uncovered in his famous pea experiments.

$1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 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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This activity explores the main algorithms that are used as the basis for searching on computers, using different variations on the game of battleships.

1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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In this activity, learners create a simple “top” from a CD, marble and bottle cap, and use it as a spinning platform for a variety of illusion-generating patterns.

$1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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Working in teams of four, learners build tetrahedral kites following specific instructions and using specific materials.

$1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity (Page 30 of PDF), learners investigate the evolution of wheat by conducting sedimentation tests on different flours.

$5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners explore the different salinities of various sources of water by taste-testing.

$1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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Learners see that a carrot slice sinks in fresh water and floats in saltwater.

1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners working in pairs saturate a cotton ball using water drops from an eyedropper to demonstrate the high water capacity of clouds.

1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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This activity was designed for blind learners, but all types of learners can use it to organize an interactive model for learning the classification system (taxonomy) of living things.

$1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity (7th activity on the page), learners use their sense of hearing to find a "sound match." Learners shake containers filled with items like dry seeds, sand, beans, etc.

$1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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In this chemistry activity, learners use thin layer chromatography to determine the molecular composition of different markers.

$1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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In this activity, learners investigate how different materials repel or absorb water. Learners use spray bottles to explore how everyday items like sponges, cardboard, feathers, etc.

$1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 30 to 45 minutes
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Learners follow a three-step process to start their own rock collection.

$1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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In this activity, learners collect, analyze, and interpret information about objects in order to classify them into a cladogram. Use this activity to talk about how scientists classify things.

$5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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In this online activity, learners adjust mountain snowfall and temperature to see how glaciers grow and shrink. They will use scientific tools to measure thickness, velocity and glacial budget.

free Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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In this experiment, learners work in teams to investigate how the color of a surface influences its ability to reflect light and therefore heat.

$1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity, learners experiment with creating various types of bubble solutions and testing which ingredients form longer-lasting bubbles.

$10 - $20 per student Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes