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    New York Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners will investigate static electricity as they create waterless snow globes. With confetti, a balloon and wool material, protons and electrons will make the confetti "...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    This activity is an investigation of static electricity. What happens when you get "static cling?" Basically, you pile up electrons on one thing, which attracts the protons in something...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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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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    American Chemical Society
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    In this simple activity, learners see the production of a gas, which visibly fills up a balloon placed over the neck of a bottle. Inside the bottle, water and an effervescent antacid tablet are...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners use simple materials to construct a balloon-powered pinwheel. The pinwheel is a great way to investigate Newton's Third Law of Motion. This is an easy and quick...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this Engineering Design Challenge activity, learners will use balloons to investigate how a multi-stage rocket, like that used in the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) mission, can propel a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    Investigate how force and thrust work to propel rockets into outer space. Build a rocket: a blown-up balloon taped to a drinking straw threaded through some string. The rocket follows Newton's...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners make a balloon hover at eye level for five seconds, and then make it move by creating air currents. The activity guide contains information for Educators...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Learners discover the bubble power of living cells in this multi-hour experiment with baker's yeast. Learners make a living yeast/water solution in a bottle, and add table sugar to feed the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity, learners explore why humans sweat. Learners compare the effects of heat on a balloon filled with air and a balloon filled water. This simulation demonstrates how water in sweat...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes

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