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    In this simple and fun activity, learners build a tower of cups to explore distribution of weight. Learners make predictions about their towers and test their designs. Activity extensions include...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    This is an activity about lung capacity. Learners will measure their own lung capacity using a homemade spirometer. A spirometer is an apparatus for measuring the volume of air inspired and expired...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    In this activity, learners imitate the way vocal cords work by building a model from a plastic cup, rubber band, and a straw. Then learners blow through the straw onto the model, and listen to the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners make film canister rocket ships. A fin pattern is glued onto the outside of the canister, and fuel (water and half an antacid tablet) is mixed inside the canister. When...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    This is a great activity for investigating the basics of lift and drag as they pertain to flight. Learners will discover how to avoid "taking a nosedive" by building their own paper...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore density and buoyancy as they design and construct rafts. Learners must build a raft out of five craft sticks, four twist ties, four straws, and one styrofoam cup...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners will construct a model of a heart valve using a film canister, a piece of masking tape, and a piece of paper. They investigate their "valve" by altering it to see what happens...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build a simple tabletop seesaw to test how different variables (the position of the fulcrum, distance, weight) affect its balance under increasing weight loads. Extension...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    In this activity (located on page 6 of the PDF), learners explore the ways people access water in their homes. Learners investigate the way that water moves through a system and use problem solving...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes

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