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    Learners conduct four simple experiments to demonstrate the effects of air pressure. They use Bernoulli's Principle, that moving air exerts less pressure, to manipulate air pressure and see...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners conduct two activities to investigate two properties of liquids: density and viscosity. In a clear container, learners stack 7 different liquids which will layer according to their density...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 30 to 45 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 and investigate pendulums of different lengths. They discover that the longer the string of the pendulum, the longer the time it takes to swing. Learners also discover that changing...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners investigate stress and strain by designing, building, and testing beams made from polymer clay. They compete to find the best beam strength to beam weight ratio, and learn about the trade...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In a class demonstration, learners observe a simple water cycle model to better understand its role in pollutant transport. When polluted water evaporates, the pollutants remain behind, becoming...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners build a simple hovercraft using air from a balloon to levitate a craft made from a compact disc (CD). They learn that a bed of air under an object significantly reduces the friction as it...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    To learn how friction affects motion, learners build a measurement tool from a rubber band and other simple materials. They measure how much the rubber band stretches when a weighted note card is...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners investigate the concept of humidity by using a dry and wet sponge as a model. They determine a model for 100% humidity, a sponge saturated with water. From this, they understand that...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners examine collisions between two skateboards carrying different masses. They learn about conservation of momentum in collisions. This activity can be combined with other activities to create...

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