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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Learners trace, cut out and fly a boomerang, outdoors or in a large indoor space. Boomerangs are believed to have originated among the Aborigines of Australia, so this activity could be used in...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this health and fitness activity, learners focus on the importance of daily physical activity, specifically walking. Learners use a simple method to measure their stride lengths and then...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners will discover how to find the "sweet spots" on a baseball bat. Whenever an object is struck, it vibrates in response. These vibrations travel in waves up and...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this activity (2nd on the page), learners conduct a series of tests to find out which foot is more dominant. In other words, are they right-footed or left-footed? Learners work in pairs and...

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this invention challenge activity, learners create an indoor game for one or two people that gets you moving. This lesson guide includes instructions on how to play an “imagine new uses for old...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Institute of Physics
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    In this indoor or outdoor demonstration, use a large and small ball to illustrate conservation of energy and momentum. Learners will compare how high the balls bounce when bounced individually or...

    free Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Bill Nye
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    In this activity, learners discover how sweating makes us feel cooler. Learners put on one damp sock and one dry sock and sit in front of a fan. As the water in the damp sock evaporates, it makes...

    free Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    Learners work together as a group to learn a new physical activity. After working for a few rotations, learners time themselves as part of a contest. Learners can use this activity to reflect about...

    free Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Center for Engineering Educational Outreach, Tufts University
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    In this activity, learners investigate the properties of different types of balls. Learners conduct experiments on four different balls to see which can bounce the highest and which continues...

    free Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Sciencenter
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    In this chemistry challenge, learners discover that many chemical reactions involve heat loss or gain. With this understanding, they try to find a combination of chemicals that could be used to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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