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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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    WGBH
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    In this hands-on activity, children create their own kites that can fly indoors. Learners are exposed to basic concepts of gravity and air resistance. Children build their own paper kite structures...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    This is a quick, yet dramatic activity/demonstration that introduces learners to the concept of energy transfer. A small ball is placed on top of a large ball and both are dropped together. The...

    free Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    Institute of Physics
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    This is a highly visual demonstration that illustrates both the effects of density and chemical reactions. Like a density column, volcano eruption, and Alka-seltzer reaction all in one, learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners observe as soap bubbles float on a cushion of carbon dioxide gas. Learners blow bubbles into an aquarium filled with a slab of dry ice. Learners will be amazed as the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    This activity about density provides instructions for making a miniature "lava lite" with just salt, oil, water, and food coloring. This crowd-pleasing experiment is a hands-on and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Experiment with force and pressure by building a balloon rocket. When launched, the balloon will run a track wherever you place the string. All you need is a balloon, clothespin, a straw, some tape...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    In this activity about ramps, learners explore and measure the rate at which spherical objects roll down a ramp. Learners discuss why different ramps work better than others and practice procedures...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this quick activity, learners use a toaster to investigate the source for the Earth's wind. Learners hold a pinwheel above a toaster to discover that rising heat causes wind. Use this...

    free Ages 4 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Create your own spinning top, and explore color, shapes and spinning. This activity contains instructions for making your spinning top, and tips on how to design and decorate it.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes