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    In this activity learners explore surface tension. Why are certain objects able to float on the surface of water and how do detergents break the surface tension of water? Included in the lesson...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this investigation, learners explore the force known as buoyancy by placing various objects into water and observing how they behave (for example, which sink more quickly, which float, how much...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Over the course of several days, learners explore the property of water that helps plants move water from roots to leaves or gives paper towels the capacity to soak up water. Learners will observe...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    Learners explore water's property of cohesion through two investigations. In Drops on a Penny, they see how many drops of water or other fluids can fit on a penny before the drops run over,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    This activity has learners observe water and compare it to other liquids. They stir and scoop the liquids, drip them onto various materials, drop various objects into the liquids, and record what...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners explore capillary action in plants (such as plants ability to move water from roots to leaves) in an investigation called Paper Blooms. Placing paper flowers in water mixed with food...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners explore how the attractive forces between water molecules create surface tension and allow certain objects to float on the surface of water. Learners also discover how detergent breaks...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In an investigation called "Shape It!" learners craft tiny boats out of clay, set them afloat on water and then add weight loads to them, in order to explore: how objects stay afloat in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this investigation learners explore the differences between, and interdependence of, living and nonliving elements in a water ecosystem. Learners identify biotic (living) and abiotic (nonliving)...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners demonstrate how water can distort, refract and magnify light. In an investigation called Underwater Differences, learners do activities including the Broken Pencil, examining how a pencil...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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