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    In this demonstration/activity, learners observe as a regular size marshmallow is blown through a tube made from a manila file folder. The result is spectacular, and the process provides a great...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners create a tiny electric, motorized dancer. Learners use the interactions of magnetism and electric current to make a wire spin, while displaying the Lorentz Force in...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners construct their own small catapults using simple materials. Learners follow visual instructions to build their launching device. This activity can be used as a lesson on...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners create a simple “top” from a CD, marble and bottle cap, and use it as a spinning platform for a variety of illusion-generating patterns. Learners will use Benham's...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 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, learners investigate the speed of chemical reactions with light sticks. Learners discover that reactions can be sped up or slowed down due to temperature changes.

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners will use a compact disc to build an air puck that can glide across a smooth tabletop. The puck glides with almost no friction on a cushion of air escaping from a balloon.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Did you know that a Slinky makes a handy model of earthquake waves? In this activity, learners use one or two of these simple toys to illustrate the different kinds of waves that transmit the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes