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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners build a simple aneroid barometer to learn about changes in barometric pressure and weather forecasting. They observe their barometer and record data over a period of days. This activity...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity (page 3 of the PDF), learners will see firsthand that air takes up space and has pressure by attempting to inflate a balloon inside of a bottle. Though this activity was...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this physics activity (page 4 of the PDF), learners will construct their own spiral "snake" and use it to explore the relationship between heat and kinetic energy. They will observe...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners build particulate matter collectors--devices that collect samples of visible particulates present in polluted air. They place the collectors in various test sites and observe them over a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners observe and discuss a simple model of a wet scrubber, a device for cleaning industrial air pollution. This demonstration can be combined with other demonstrations and activities to create...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners tour their school or home looking for sources of indoor air pollutants (IAPs). After cataloging these sources, learners can analyze and display their data in different formats: bar graph...

    free Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners explore Boyle's Law and discover that water will boil at room temperature if its pressure is lowered. Learners conduct an experiment using a plastic syringe and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners blow into balloons and collect their breath--carbon dioxide gas (CO2). They then blow the CO2 from the balloon into a solution of acid-base indicator. The indicator changes color to show...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    In this demonstration, learners observe vinegar and baking soda creating carbon dioxide (CO2) in a bottle. The gas is poured out of a bottle onto a candle flame, putting out the candle. This...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Learners build devices from rubber bands to test for invisible air pollutants. They then place the devices in different locations for a period of days or weeks, including one device in a closed...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes

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