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    The Exploratorium
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    When baseball was in its infancy, the ball had plenty of bounce. Today's baseball may not seem to have bounce to it at all; if you drop a ball on the field it won't bounce back. This...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity learners compare the bounciness of warm and cold racquetballs to see if temperature makes a difference in how well they bounce. Use this activity to introduce polymers and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this sports-themed engineering activity, learners create super bouncy balls out of balloons. Learners brainstorm, test their designs, and share results.

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore the concept of how aerospace engineering has impacted sports, specifically exploring the design of golf balls. Learners work in teams to explore the physics of...

    free Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    WGBH
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    In this activity, learners design a bungee jump for an egg using nylon stockings. Learners adhere to specific design constraints (egg must stop within 2 inches of the floor when dropped from 5 feet...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this physics activity, challenge learners to make a rubber band-powered spool racer. Demonstrate principles of motion as well as potential and kinetic energy. <b>[Activity is publicly...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this chemistry activity (page 1 of PDF SciGirls Activity: Milk Carton Boat), learners will create a blob of stretchable funny putty out of a water, borax, and glue mixture. Then, learners...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 3 of the PDF under GPS: Baseball Activity) is a full inquiry investigation into how "bounciness" relates to the distance a ball will fly when hit off a batting tee....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours