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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this four-part activity, learners explore light and sound through a variety of hands-on investigations. First, learners explore sound waves and observe how sound can travel through other...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build handheld rockets and launchers out of PVC pipes and plastic bottles. Use this activity to demonstrate acceleration, air pressure, and Newton's Laws of Motion....

    Over $20 per student Ages 6 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    IEEE
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    This lesson focuses on two simple activities that younger learners can do to gain an appreciation of nanotechnology. First, learners measure their hands in nanometers. Second, learners investigate...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 5 of the PDF (Plants—The Green Machines), learners use chromatography to separate and identify pigments within various leaves. Learners soak leaf pieces in warmed rubbing...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    New York Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners copper-plate metal objects by placing them in a jar with pennies and vinegar. Use this activity to introduce learners to acids, metals, and chemical reactions. This...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 4 of the PDF (Behind the Scenes with Chemistry), learners make some special effects, including snow and breaking glass, with supplies found in the home. In the first...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 2 of the PDF, learners test different materials to find out which is the best insulator. Learners use aluminum foil, newspaper, plastic wrap, and wax paper to insulate ice...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    The California Study, Inc.
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    In this activity, learners explore how various energy sources can be used to cause a turbine to rotate. Learners will construct a turbine that is not strong enough to operate an electrical...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    Build your own version of the classic physics toy using simple materials. This project demonstrates the principle of conservation of momentum and pays homage to Isaac Newton, who made many...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build styrofoam boats powered by twisted rubber bands. Use this activity to introduce learners to potential energy, kinetic energy, Newton's Laws of Motion,...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 18 1 to 2 hours

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