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    COSI
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    In this activity about potential and kinetic energy, learners get to roll a can across the floor and then watch it roll back to them as if by magic. This activity is always great for looks of...

    Ages 11 - 14
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    Perkins School for the Blind
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    This activity was designed for blind learners, but all types of learners can explore means of physically separating a mixture using dissolving, filtration, and evaporation. Separating a sand/salt...

    Ages 11 - 18
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    PBS
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    In this "Sid the Science Kid" activity, learners explore the effects of decay by comparing and contrasting something (an old pumpkin) that's decayed with the same thing before it...

    Ages 4 - 6
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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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    In this activity (p.8-9 of PDF), learners investigate the evolution of wheat by conducting sedimentation tests on different flours. The evolution of wheat from wild grasses demonstrates the...

    Ages 8 - adult
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity, learners add objects and substances to carbonated water to discover that added objects increase the rate at which dissolved gas comes out of solution. Learners are then challenged...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners experiment with the density of ice, water, and oil. Learners will discover that the density of a liquid determines whether it will float above or sink below another...

    Ages 6 - 11
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners use only their senses to to find the extremes of several environmental variables or physical factors: wind, temperature, light, slope and moisture. Learners also...

    Ages 6 - 14
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    WGBH
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    In this activity, learners examine their fingerprints and learn that they can be categorized by shape, but each fingerprint is unique. Learners collect their fingerprints using pencil and tape and...

    Ages 6 - 11
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    NISE Network
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    This is a demonstration about how nature inspires nanotechnology. It is easily adapted into a hands-on activity for an individual or groups. Learners discover that lotus leaves are self cleaning...

    Ages 6 - adult
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    Colorado State University
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    In this demonstration, learners can observe a number of small convection cells generated from a mixture of aluminum powder and silicon oil on a hot plate. This demonstration helps learners...

    Ages 8 - 14

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