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    The Exploratorium
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    In this demonstration/activity, learners observe as a regular size marshmallow is blown through a tube made from a manila file folder. The result is spectacular, and the process provides a great...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    "Exploring the Universe: Objects in Motion" encourages participants to explore the complex but predictable ways objects in the universe interact with each other. Stars, planets, moons,...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Double Dutch), learners will stand twelve feet apart swinging a rope at the slowest tempo possible while someone uses a stopwatch to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Soccer Ball Kick) is a full inquiry investigation into transfer of motion. Groups of learners will measure the length and circumference...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF under GPS: Lava Flow Activity) is a full inquiry investigation into the relationship between an object’s mass and the distance it is thrown by a catapult...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (page 1 of PDF under SciGirls Activity: Forecasting), learners will construct an air cannon by cutting a hole in the bottom of a bucket and stretching a garbage bag over the other...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This fun, nighttime hands-on astronomy activity lets learners explore how long it takes for light from different objects in the universe to reach Earth. The activity shows participants the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners shrink the scale of the vast solar system to the size of their neighborhood. Learners are challenged to consider not only the traditional "planets," but also...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this math activity related to light, learners explore why a light, such as a candle or a streetlight, looks dimmer the farther away from it we get. The answer lies in the Inverse Square Law,...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners investigate parallax, a method used to measure distances to stars and planets in the solar system. Learners can see the parallax effect in action by holding their thumb...

    free Ages 6 - 18 Under 5 minutes