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    In this activity, learners explore how light and dark colored objects absorb the Sun's radiations at different rates. Learners place one shiny coffee can and one coffee can painted black, each...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    In this quick and easy activity and/or demonstration, learners use two empty 2-liter bottles and hot tap water to illustrate the effect of heat on pressure. Learners will be surprised to see what...

    free Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners observe the effect of transpiration as water is moved from the ground to the atmosphere. Learners conduct the experiment by placing a large plastic bag over a living limb...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    In this activity, learners use chocolate to explore how the Sun transfers heat to the Earth through radiation. Learners compare the melting rate between chocolate left in the sunshine and chocolate...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners observe the hydrologic cycle in action as water evaporates and condenses to form rain right before their eyes. Learners perform a simple experiment to precipitate "...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners discover if carbon dioxide has an effect on temperature. Learners compare the temperatures of two bottles filled with water, one with seltzer tablets and one without,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners observe how salinity affects the freezing point of water by making and enjoying ice cream. Pairs of learners will combine ingredients in a plastic bag and then add...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners create their own icons for a forecast-at-a-glance poster for their classroom/learning space. Learners will visit the National Weather Service website and use the zip code...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity/demonstration, learners observe what happens when two ping pong balls are suspended in the air by a hair dryer. Use this activity to demonstrate how rain drops grow by coalescence....

    free Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    In this quick activity, learners use a toaster to investigate the source for the Earth's wind. Learners hold a pinwheel above a toaster to discover that rising heat causes wind. Use this...

    free Ages 4 - 14 Under 5 minutes

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