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    New York Hall of Science
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    Test the buoyancy of an aluminum foil boat and an aluminum foil ball. Why does the same material in different shapes sink or float? This activity explores the fact that the amount of water pushed...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    This is part 2 of the three-part "Crayon Rock Cycle" activity and must be done after part 1: Sedimentary Rocks. In this activity, learners explore how metamorphic rocks form. Learners...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    This is part 3 of the three-part "Crayon Rock Cycle" activity. Before starting this section, learners must have completed part 1: sedimentary rock and part 2: metamorphic rocks. In this...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners make a simple battery out of "sandwiches" of aluminum foil, pennies, and a salt water-soaked paper towel. They detect the electricity the battery makes by listening to it on a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    This is part 1 of the three-part "Crayon Rock Cycle" activity. In this activity, learners explore how sedimentary rocks form. Learners shave different crayons onto a square of aluminum...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this activity, learners make an electroscope out of a foam cup, straw, aluminum pie pan, thread, and foil. Learners use their electroscopes to test for static electricity. Demonstrate electric...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (on page 2 of the PDF under GPS: Sailboat Design Activity), learners will discover how the shape of an object, not just its weight, determines whether it floats or sinks. After a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners will investigate static electricity as they create waterless snow globes. With confetti, a balloon and wool material, protons and electrons will make the confetti "...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Construct a simple battery that's able to power a small light or motor out of foil, salt water, and charcoal. A helpful video, produced by the Exploratorium, guides you along on this activity.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    Learners build a simple solar oven from a shoebox, black construction paper, and aluminum foil. Over the course of a few hours, the oven heats up water enough to brew tea. When learners set up a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes

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