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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners construct a traditional handicraft toy that illustrates a motion commonly associated with violins and earthquakes. This motion has a certain frequency and stays at the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners make a flip book that shows the progression of two solar events on reversible sides of the flip book. Event choices include the sunspot cycle, differential rotation of...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners create a tornado in a bottle to observe a spiraling, funnel-shaped vortex. A simple connector device allows water to drain from a 2-liter bottle into a second bottle....

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Did you know that a Slinky makes a handy model of earthquake waves? In this activity, learners use one or two of these simple toys to illustrate the different kinds of waves that transmit the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 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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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Lift Off) is a full inquiry investigation into the engineering challenges of sending scientific sensors into space. Groups of learners...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (page 1 of PDF under SciGirls Activity: Forecasting), learners will construct an air cannon by cutting a hole in the bottom of a bucket and stretching a garbage bag over the other...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF under GPS: Lava Flow Activity) is a full inquiry investigation into the relationship between an object’s mass and the distance it is thrown by a catapult...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours