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    The Exploratorium
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    Yes, you can weigh your car by figuring out your wheel's tire pressure combined with the "tire's footprint." You'll need someone with a car, driver's license, and...

    free Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Association of Physics Teachers
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    This lab activity has learners create a pendulum with a one-second period. Learners explore different physical properties as variables, such as length of the string and mass of the bob, to...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity, learners will explore buoyancy. They will use a variety of objects to practice their prediction skills (what will and won't float) and discover why some things are...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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    This game uses a modified Uno deck to review concepts related to stem cell research and diabetes. Specifically, it covers material in the "Pulse-Chase Primer," "Pancreatic Beta Cells...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Make your own speaker with a magnet, wire, and paper cup! If you have a radio with a headphone plug and an old pair of headphones, this is a great tinkering activity.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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    In this activity, learners explore how genetic switches function and the role of genetic switches in the process of evolution. To make these concepts less abstract and more understandable, learners...

    Ages 14 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    In this fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity, learners construct a model of our place in the Milky Way Galaxy and the distribution of stars, with a quarter and some birdseed. This is a great...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this Engineering Design Challenge activity, learners will use balloons to investigate how a multi-stage rocket, like that used in the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) mission, can propel a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity lets learners imagine what would happen if our Sun were replaced with a black hole. Using a bucket with stretchy fabric over it, this activity allows...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    This is a hands-on activity exploring how nanoscale particles are used in mineral sunblocks to increase their transparency. Learners compare nano and non-nano sunblocks to a visual representation...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes

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