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    NOAA
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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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    American Chemical Society
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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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    IEEE
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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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    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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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity learners compare the bounciness of warm and cold racquetballs to see if temperature makes a difference in how well they bounce. Use this activity to introduce polymers and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this math lesson, learners explore the relationship between the thickness of a spaghetti bridge, the length of the bridge, and the amount of weight that can be supported by the bridge. Learners...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 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 perform 20 arm curls with cans that simulate the weight of beans on Earth versus the weights of the same number of beans on the Moon and in space. Learners explore what...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Museum of Science, Boston
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    In this activity, learners are challenged to design and construct a trophy for prize-winning sports equipment. Learners explore such concepts as material properties, varied shape strengths, center...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 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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