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    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
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    Learners apply their knowledge of heat transfer to design two cans - one that will retain heat and one that will cool down quickly. After constructing their cans, learners fill the cans with warm...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this hands-on activity, learners explore static electricity through the use of common household products. They also explore the connection between static electricity and cold weather. The...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this experiment, pairs of learners explore how cold water affects circulation. The mammalian diving reflex (MDR) slows circulation when the body is exposed to cold water. Learners measure their...

    free Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    New England Aquarium
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    In this quick activity, learners explore how blubber protects animals from the cold by making a "blubber mitt." Using cooking shortening, two zip-top sandwich bags, and duct tape,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this tasty activity, learners make their own ice cream any day of the year in an exploration of heat and cold. Highlights include freezing and melting and the transition from liquid to solid....

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    Learners investigate signs of a chemical reaction when they mix vinegar and baking soda. In addition to a gas being produced, learners also notice the temperature decreases. Learners can quantify...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    Learners observe and conduct experiments demonstrating the different properties of hot and cold materials. In a demonstration, learners observe that food coloring mixes faster in hot water than in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    This three-part activity consists of an activity that groups of learners develop themselves, a given procedure, and an optional demonstration. First, learners discuss examples of evaporation and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    Learners design their own experiment to investigate whether the temperature of the surrounding water affects the rate at which the colored coating dissolves from an M&M. When they conduct their...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity, learners explore the process of condensation. After seeing water vapor condense, learners will help design a test to see if cooling water vapor has an effect on the rate of...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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