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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    In this activity, learners will measure their lung capacity by making their own spirometer. Learners will then explore factors that affect the amount of air the lungs can hold. Useful information...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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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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    New York Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners will build an air cannon out of simple materials you can find around the house. Although air is invisible to the eye, it is not by any means empty space! The cannon...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity, learners create air cannons out of everyday materials. Learners use their air cannons to investigate air as a force and air pressure. The activity page includes a fun how-to video...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    COSI
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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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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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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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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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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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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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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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