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    Institute of Physics
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    In this demonstration, learners observe the effects of air pressure. They will watch as marshmallows inside a bottle expand as a vacuum pump removes air from the bottle. The marshmallows will...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners explore moving air and the physics of lift and drag by constructing homemade wind tunnels. Use this activity to illustrate Newton's Second Law of Motion (F=ma) and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    American Physical Society
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    In this simple demonstration, learners investigate the properties of air pressure. Learners place an index card on top of a glass full of water, then invert the glass. The surface tension of the...

    free Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners use simple items to construct a device for indicating air pressure changes. Learners build aneroid barometers (also known as "dry" barometers) and record the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners discover the relationship between temperature and pressure in the lower atmospheres of Jupiter and Earth. Learners chart the increasing temperature as they add pressure...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Del Monte
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    Conduct a simple experiment to explore how temperature changes can make things expand or contract. Investigate how the heat from your hands warms air in a bottle and lifts a penny sitting on the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners use simple items to construct a device for indicating air pressure changes. Learners build water barometers (also known as "storm glass" barometers) and record...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners (at least three) work together to explore the effects of atmospheric pressure. A learner (at least 100 lbs) will step inside an extra large trash bag, while another...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 14 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this quick and easy activity and/or demonstration, learners use two empty 2-liter bottles and hot tap water to illustrate the effect of heat on pressure. Learners will be surprised to see what...

    free Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Demonstrate the Bernoulli Principle using simple materials on a small or large scale. This resource includes two activities that allow learners to experience the Bernoulli Principle, in which an...

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

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