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• The Exploratorium
In this geometry activity, learners explore networks painted on playgrounds, such as a four square court, and draw their own. Learners walk on every edge until they return to the starting point...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
• The Exploratorium
In this activity, learners use their feet to estimate distances. Learners calculate the distance of one step in centimeters by measuring 10 steps at a time to reduce measurement error. Learners can...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
• The Exploratorium
In this activity, learners simulate Otto von Guericke's famous Magdeburg Hemispheres experiment. In this modern, low cost version, a pair of learners try to pull apart two suction cups (dent...

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
• The Exploratorium
In this activity, learners "dance" (move back and forth at varying speeds) by reading a graph. This is a kinesthetic way to help learners interpret and understand how motion is graphed....

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
• The Exploratorium
When baseball was in its infancy, the ball had plenty of bounce. Today's baseball may not seem to have bounce to it at all; if you drop a ball on the field it won't bounce back. This...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
• The Exploratorium
You may have tried to throw a curveball or a slider, or even a screwball, with an ordinary baseball and found it difficult to do. In this activity, learners use a Styrofoam ball to more easily...

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
• The Exploratorium
In this activity, learners use cooperation and logical thinking to find solutions to network problems on the playground. Learners act both as computer routers, figuring out with each other how to...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
• The Exploratorium
This trick from Exploratorium physicist Paul Doherty lets you add together the bounces of two balls and send one ball flying. When we tried this trick on the Exploratorium's exhibit floor, we...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
• The Exploratorium
This activity provides instructions for making an aircraft that can really fly using a straw and paper hoops! Included are ideas for building various sized and proportioned aircraft, making this a...

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
• The Exploratorium
Did you know that a Slinky makes a handy model of earthquake waves? In this activity, learners use one or two of these simple toys to illustrate the different kinds of waves that transmit the...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes