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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners build a simple aneroid barometer to learn about changes in barometric pressure and weather forecasting. They observe their barometer and record data over a period of days. This activity...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    Learners conduct four simple experiments to demonstrate the effects of air pressure. They use Bernoulli's Principle, that moving air exerts less pressure, to manipulate air pressure and see...

    Ages 11 - 14
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    Learners build particulate matter collectors--devices that collect samples of visible particulates present in polluted air. They place the collectors in various test sites and observe them over a...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    Learners blow into balloons and collect their breath--carbon dioxide gas (CO2). They then blow the CO2 from the balloon into a solution of acid-base indicator. The indicator changes color to show...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    Learners work in teams to design and build solar water heating devices that mimic those used in residences to capture energy in the form of solar radiation and convert it to thermal energy. This...

    Ages 14 - 18
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    Learners conduct two activities to investigate two properties of liquids: density and viscosity. In a clear container, learners stack 7 different liquids which will layer according to their density...

    Ages 11 - 14
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    Learners build devices from rubber bands to test for invisible air pollutants. They then place the devices in different locations for a period of days or weeks, including one device in a closed...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    Learners test two jars of ice water, one covered and one open, for changes in temperature. After placing the jars in the sun, learners discover that the covered jar cools down more slowly. This...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    As a model of acid rain, learners water plants with three different solutions: water only, vinegar only, vinegar-water mixture. After a period of days or weeks, learners see the effect acid has on...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    Learners investigate weight by building a spring scale. They observe and record how it responds to objects with different masses. This activity can be combined with other activities to create a...

    Ages 11 - 14

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