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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 use basic measurements of the Earth and pieces of rock and iron to estimate the mass of the Earth. Learners will calculate mass, volume, and density, convert units, and...

    free Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 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 explore Charles' Law in a syringe. Learners collect volume and temperature data for five different temperature samples, convert Celsius to Kelvin, and plot the data...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this seismic simulation, learners play a "who-dunnit" game to explore earthquakes. Learners act as the source, carriers, and detectors of earthquake waves, while the group determines...

    free Ages 11 - adult 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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    In this hands-on and feet-on excursion, learners take a science walk to visualize the planet's immense size and numerous structures, without the usual scale and ratio dimensions found in most...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners make a scale model of an atom to see how big or how small an atom is compared to its nucleus. Learners will realize that most of matter is just empty space! Learners will...

    free Ages 14 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners work in groups to determine the mass and volume of four samples: glass marbles, steel washers or nuts, pieces of pine wood, and pieces of PVC pipe. Learners then plot the...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes

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