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    Colorado State University
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    In this demonstration, learners observe how liquid nitrogen both boils and freezes ingredients to make ice cream in two minutes. The liquid nitrogen also causes the fat and water particles to stay...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    Use this hands-on activity to demonstrate infrared and thermal radiation. Learners will cover their eyes or wear blindfolds and then move their hands to sense the infrared heat coming from a...

    free Ages 8 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this quick activity, learners observe how the added sugar in a can of soda affects its density and thus, its ability to float in water. Learners explore this phenomenon by testing if two cans of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this quick and easy activity and/or demonstration, learners illustrate the effect of the weight of air over our heads. Since we do not typically feel atmospheric pressure, this activity allows...

    free Ages 6 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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    NOAA
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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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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity lets learners explore what happens when a star explodes. Participants imagine themselves inside a large star at the end of its life, just as it is...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - adult Under 5 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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