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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners build a simple aneroid barometer to learn about changes in barometric pressure and weather forecasting. They observe their barometer and record data over a period of days. This activity...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    Learners use M&MsĀ® (or any other multi-color, equally-sized small candy or pieces) to create a pie graph that expresses the composition of air. They compare the composition of the air next to a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners develop awareness and understanding of the daily air quality using the Air Quality Index (AQI) listed in the newspaper or online. They collect data over a period of days or weeks and look...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners develop an understanding of air pressure in two different activities. They model the magnitude of air pressure as gravitational force per unit area, and they use cookie wafers to model how...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In a class demonstration, learners observe a simple water cycle model to better understand its role in pollutant transport. When polluted water evaporates, the pollutants remain behind, becoming...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners conduct a simple experiment to model and explore the harmful effects of acid rain (vinegar) on living (green leaf and eggshell) and non-living (paper clip) objects. Learners observe the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners use red cabbage juice and pH indicator paper to test the acidity and basicity of household materials. The activity links this concept of acids and bases to acid rain and other pollutants....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    In this activity, learners collect, categorize, weigh and analyze classroom trash and discuss ways that engineers have helped to reduce solid waste. Learners make predictions on the types of trash...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    This hands-on experiment will provide learners with an understanding of the issues that surround environmental cleanup. Learners will create their own oil spill, try different methods for cleaning...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners simulate whale echolocation. Learners experience echolocation by wearing blindfolds, while another learner makes snapping noises in front of, behind, or to the side of them.

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes