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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 13 of the PDF, use a special plastic card that has been painted with a chemical that changes color when it is in UV light. Examine how the more UV rays there are, the...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity, learners experiment with creating various types of bubble solutions and testing which ingredients form longer-lasting bubbles. Learners investigate how surface tension works and...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    In this activity, learners use cheap, thin plastic garbage bags to quickly build a solar hot air balloon. In doing so, learners will explore why hot air rises. Learners can use a hair dryer to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    In this activity, learners simulate the energy transfer between the earth and space by using the light from a desk lamp desk lamp with an incandescent bulb and a stack of glass plates. The stack of...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore how anemometers work to record wind speeds and how the equipment has undergone engineering adaptations over time. Learners work in teams of "engineers"...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this engineering activity, learners examine bicycle mechanics and gear ratios. Learners determine which gears will help them bike a set course in the shortest amount of time.

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    The University of Texas McDonald Observatory
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    In this activity, learners use the Sun's energy to cook marshmallows. Learners construct the solar oven out of simple everyday materials. They experiment to see how the color of the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners observe the effect of transpiration as water is moved from the ground to the atmosphere. Learners conduct the experiment by placing a large plastic bag over a living limb...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this quick activity (page 1 of PDF under SciGirls Activity: Lift Off), learners will use the ever-popular soda geyser experiment to test the reactivity of the various sugar candies or mints. The...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    BBC
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    In this activity, learners make pykrete by freezing a mixture of water and a material like cotton wool, grass, hair, shredded paper, wood chips, or sawdust. Learners discover that pykrete has some...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 4 to 24 hours

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