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    In this activity, learners use a straight line to learn about circles. Learners measure and record the diameter and circumference of different sized cylindrical objects on a chart. Learners then...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this classic hands-on activity, learners estimate the length of a molecule by floating a fatty acid (oleic acid) on water. This lab asks learners to record measurements and make calculations...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners investigate the relative growth of lengths, areas, and volumes as cylinders are scaled up. Learners connect their experience with cylinders to the world outside the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners create a model using metric measuring tapes and atmosphere composition data. Learners will investigate the major components of the atmosphere (nitrogen and oxygen) as...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Get all wrapped up in a lesson about skin! In this activity, learners measure and calculate the approximate surface area of skin on someone's body as well as the amount of atmospheric force...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use rice grains to model the composition of the atmosphere of the Earth today and in 1880. Learners assemble the model while measuring percentages. This activity also...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners measure the amount of carbon dioxide in a carbonated drink. Learners work in teams of at least two to extract, collect, and measure gas (volume) from a can or bottle of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners model directed evolution by making paper fly. Learners construct and fly paper airplanes. During the first round, they calculate the average distance the planes fly and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity related to Archimedes' Principle, learners use water displacement to compare the volume of an expanded gummy bear with a gummy bear in its original condition. This activity...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    In this demonstration, learners explore a variation of a Foucault pendulum, but upside down. This resource contains instructions on how to construct the device (the predecessor to the Foucault...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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