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    COSI
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    In this activity about potential and kinetic energy, learners get to roll a can across the floor and then watch it roll back to them as if by magic. This activity is always great for looks of...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this astronomy activity, learners create a model of the solar system using beads and string. The activity gives learners a clear idea of the immense scale of the solar system and the relative...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this demonstration/activity, learners observe as a regular size marshmallow is blown through a tube made from a manila file folder. The result is spectacular, and the process provides a great...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this physics activity (page 12 of the PDF), learners explore potential and kinetic energy by rolling different sized marbles down an inclined plane. Learners compare the amount of work done by...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity about depth perception, learners create an optical illusion in a shoe box. By looking through the viewing hole, learners explore how they can trick their brain into thinking that...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    Learners see that a can of regular cola sinks while a can of diet cola floats. As a demonstration, bubble wrap is taped to the can of regular cola to make it float. Learners will use this idea to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    California Academy of Sciences
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    This creative lesson plan provides a visual way for learners to gain knowledge about the finite amount of fresh water on Earth and encourages the discussion of the various ways to conserve this...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners observe a sealed container holding a clear colorless liquid. They shake the container and the fluid turns blue. When allowed to sit for a few moments, the fluid turns colorless again....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners observe and discuss a vacuum cleaner as a model of a baghouse, a device used in cleaning industrial air pollution. In this demonstration, learners observe the inside of a used vacuum...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners observe as soap bubbles float on a cushion of carbon dioxide gas. Learners blow bubbles into an aquarium filled with a slab of dry ice. Learners will be amazed as the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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