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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...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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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...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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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...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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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...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this demonstration, learners compare and contrast regular water ice to dry ice (frozen carbon dioxide). Both samples are placed in a solution of acid-base indicator. The regular ice floats and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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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...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners build structures from spaghetti and marshmallows to determine which structures are able to handle the greatest load. Their experiments help them to further understand the effects that...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners build simple catapults and use them to launch cotton balls. Learners can see Newton's second law of motion in effect; pulling the catapult arm back further creates more force and thus...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners recreate the classic egg-drop experiment with an analogy to the Mars rover landing. The concept of terminal velocity will be introduced, and learners perform several velocity calculations....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners use M&Ms® (or any other multi-color, equally-sized small candy or pieces) to create a pie graph that expresses the composition of air. They compare the composition of the air next to a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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