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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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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    As a group, learners investigate three packages which are all the same size and shape, but have different contents. One is filled with foam, one is filled with wood, and one is filled with metal....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this demonstration, learners compare the relative sizes and masses of scale models of the planets as represented by fruits and other foods. Learners dunk the "planets" in water to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this demonstration, learners discover that nanoparticles behave differently, in part because they have a high surface area to volume ratio. Learners learn that smaller particles have a much...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this environmental science lesson, learners will examine the dangers of mercury and how humans contribute to growing mercury emissions on Earth. First, learners watch a NewsHour video segment...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    NASA
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    This interactive demonstration reintroduces learners to three states of matter (solid, liquid, gas), and introduces them to a fourth state of matter, plasma. This activity also explores the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    This activity/demo introduces learners to aerogel, a glass nanofoam. Learners discover how aerogel is made and how well it insulates as well as learn about aerogel's other unique properties....

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 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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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, educators can demonstrate how the nanoscale arrangement of atoms dramatically impacts a material’s macroscale behavior. Learners investigate the structure and properties of four...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this two-part activity, learners use everyday materials to visualize one mole of gas or 22.4 liters of gas. The first activity involves sublimating dry ice in large garbage bag. The second...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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