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    In this activity (page 1 of the PDF), learners will stand twelve feet apart swinging a rope at the slowest tempo possible while someone uses a stopwatch to record the number of twirls per minute....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this health and fitness activity, learners focus on the importance of daily physical activity, specifically walking. Learners use a simple method to measure their stride lengths and then...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry-based challenge related to motion and design optimization. Groups of learners will use construction paper to build a model bobsled run for a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this quick activity, learners will investigate what happens to bubble gum when it is chewed for 5-10 minutes. First, learners measure the weight of unwrapped pieces on a kitchen scale and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build penetrometers to test leaf toughness. Biologists measure leaf toughness to study the feeding preferences of insects and bugs.

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity (page 1 of PDF), learners will construct an air cannon by cutting a hole in the bottom of a bucket and stretching a garbage bag over the other end. Then, they aim the cannon at a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity related to rotational inertia (page 1 of the PDF), learners will use a bit of scientific experimenting to test if open-faced peanut butter sandwiches really do always land peanut...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this quick activity (page 1 of PDF), learners will use the ever-popular soda geyser experiment to test the reactivity of the various sugar candies or mints. The goal is to set off the highest...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this chemistry activity (page 1 of PDF), learners will create a blob of stretchable funny putty out of a water, borax, and glue mixture. Then, learners experiment with a little kneading and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity about molecular diffusion (located on page 2 of the PDF), learners will make predictions and move molecules of iodine through a seemingly solid plastic sandwich bag. The process of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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