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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 activity, learners make different shapes that hold exactly one mole of gas (air). Learners are provided a face that they must measure and use as one of the sides of their three-dimensional...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this calculus activity, learners use a classic problem of geometrical probability to find an important mathematical constant (pi). Learners explore Buffon’s needle problem (which asks the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 10 to 30 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 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 make a black box device that serves as an excellent analogy to Rutherford's famous experiment in which he deduced the existence of the atomic nucleus. Learners roll...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 30 to 45 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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