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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    In this lesson that includes hands-on activities and demonstrations, learners discover that it is the tilt of the Earth's axis (not its proximity to the sun) that causes the seasons. Learners...

    free Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    TERC
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    Using recycled materials, learners will design a transportation vehicle to carry an egg in an egg toss (a rudimentary model of a shock absorbent transport vessel). Learners will consider how their...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    Colorado State University
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    In this kinesthetic activity, learners will play a game with a ball to demonstrate the Coriolis force, which partly explains why hurricanes in the Northern Hemisphere rotate counterclockwise. This...

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this quick and simple activity, learners explore how the distribution of the mass of an object determines the position of its center of gravity, its angular momentum, and your ability to balance...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this hands-on activity, children create their own kites that can fly indoors. Learners are exposed to basic concepts of gravity and air resistance. Children build their own paper kite structures...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity (page 8 of the PDF), learners will explore the concept of inertia by attempting to run and stop quickly. Although this activity was created as a previsit for a workshop...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    This is a quick, yet dramatic activity/demonstration that introduces learners to the concept of energy transfer. A small ball is placed on top of a large ball and both are dropped together. The...

    free Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    Make
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    In this three-part activity, learners use paper to explore Bernoulli's Principle — fast-moving air has lower pressure than non-moving air. First, learners observe what happens when they hold a...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    NASA
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    This kinesthetic science demonstration introduces learners to four states of matter: solid, liquid, gas, and plasma. In this activity, learners take on the roles as human atoms to demonstrate the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    National Optical Astronomy Observatory
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    This is a classic exercise for visualizing the scale of the Solar System. Both the relative size and spacing of the planets are demonstrated in this outdoor exercise, using a mere peppercorn to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - adult 45 to 60 minutes

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