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    In this activity, learners explore the concept of how aerospace engineering has impacted sports, specifically exploring the design of golf balls. Learners work in teams to explore the physics of...

    free Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    NOAA
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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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    This lesson focuses on molecular motion in gases. Learners compare the mass of a basketball when it is deflated and after it has been inflated. The inflated ball has the greater mass so learners...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners predict whether a ball on Earth or a ball on the Moon bounces higher when dropped and why. They simulate the experiment by dropping high- and regular-bounce balls from...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore watercraft engineering and sailing. Learners work in teams to design a sailboat out of everyday objects that can catch a breeze from a fan, stay afloat with a set...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity and/or demonstration, learners illustrate visually and physically that air has weight. Learners balance two equally-inflated balloons hanging from string on a yard stick. Learners...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore accuracy and precision. Learners work in teams to design and build a “robotic basketball player” for the World Robot Basketball League (RBL) that can accurately...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build mini-basketball courts and explore the laws of physics. Learners discover that everything you throw or shoot on earth travels in a parabola. Note: a drill is used...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore how boats are engineered to achieve speed. Learners consider and develop a design, build their speedboat out of everyday items, and test their boat against those...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this engineering activity, learners examine bicycle mechanics and gear ratios. Learners determine which gears will help them bike a set course in the shortest amount of time.

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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