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    University of California Museum of Paleontology
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    Learners explore the physical properties of a variety of balls and how they bounce. The point of the activity is not necessarily to have students arrive at a precise explanation for the phenomena...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Physical Society
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    Learners build a pendulum from a yo-yo, and then design their own experiment to determine what affects the pendulum's period of swing. They can alter the mass of the yo-yo by adding play dough...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this activity, learners investigate visual perception as well as plan and conduct their own experiments. In "CLASS EXPERIMENT," learners discover how depth perception works by testing...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore the engineering and principles behind working elevators. Teams explore the history of elevators, elevator design, and develop their own working elevator using...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    University of Kansas
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    In this activity, learners predict where a ball will go after it bounces off another object. Learners discover that the motion of objects is predictable based on laws of motion. Use this activity...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Southern Mississippi
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    In this activity, learners prepare four polymer elastomers and then compare their physical properties, such as texture, color, size, and bounce height. This activity is a fun way for learners to...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity, learners build a stuffed-animal zip line. Learners hold a cord against a wall, hook a cute stuffed animal onto it, let the animal slide down, and records its travel time. Use this...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of Kansas
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    In this activity, learners determine the shape of an unseen object by bouncing a ball off the object. Learners analyze how the ball hits the object (the angle at which it strikes the surface) to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Luge) is a full inquiry-based challenge related to motion and design optimization. Groups of learners will use construction paper to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF under GPS: Lava Flow Activity) is a full inquiry investigation into the relationship between an object’s mass and the distance it is thrown by a catapult...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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