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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build a bird that flies in place with help from a motor, wire, and some straws. This engineering activity introduces learners to circuits and motors, automata, and...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this meteorology activity, learners construct simple devices to measure the direction and speed of wind. Learners will explore wind and air resistance as well as how weather vanes and generators...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners observe how salinity affects the freezing point of water by making and enjoying ice cream. Pairs of learners will combine ingredients in a plastic bag and then add...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    New Jersey Department of Education
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    Water sticks to all kinds of things in nature — flowers, leaves, spider webs - and doesn't stick to others, such as a duck's back. In this activity, learners explore water adhesion (when...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Learners explore three-dimensional geometric frames including cubes and tetrahedrons, as they create bubble wands with pipe cleaners and drinking straws. Then they investigate how soap film flows...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build rockets and shoot them into the air by stomping on the plastic bottle launchers. Use this activity to demonstrate air pressure, projectile motion, Newton's...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Learners construct a spectroscope out of a shoe box or mailing tube, diffraction grating, and other simple materials. They then use their spectroscope to observe spectra, the colors that make up...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity follow up to "Kicking Machine", learners add a hands-free feature to their Kicking Machine. Learners modify their kicking machine to have it either...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners build a machine that kicks a Ping-Pong ball into a cup lying on its side 12 inches away. Learners use a pendulum, a rubber band, or a combination of the...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    New Jersey Department of Education
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    Learners explore water adhesion and learn about why water molecules are more strongly attracted to some substances than others. In an investigation titled "Fabric Frenzy," learners use a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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