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    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
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    Learners design and create musical instruments from common objects; their challenge is to create an instrument that can make three different tones. They investigate how energy is transferred from...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners experiment with hydrogen peroxide, vinegar, yeast, and baking soda to produce hot and cold reactions. Use this activity to demonstrate exothermic and endothermic reactions.

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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    In this activity, learners use raisins and seltzer water to understand why waves don’t move objects forward. Learners conduct two simple experiments to understand the circular movement of waves.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build a special rolling can that returns back to you when you push it forward. Use this activity to demonstrate the transfer of energy between kinetic and potential...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    This is a quick, yet dramatic activity/demonstration that introduces learners to the concept of energy transfer. A small ball is placed on top of a large ball and both are dropped together. The...

    free Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    In this activity, learners simulate the behavior of the atmosphere. Learners working in groups of four will represent "cells" of the model (Earth, lower atmosphere, upper atmosphere, and...

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    In this activity, learners simulate the energy transfer between the earth and space by using the light from a desk lamp to warm up a world map placemat. The placemat will warm up, so it will emit...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners investigate one factor affecting reaction rates: temperature. In a darkened room, two identical lightsticks are placed in water -- one in hot water and one in cold water. The lightstick in...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this quick activity, learners observe how wind creates ocean currents. By blowing (through straws) on pepper suspended in water, learners will notice how the pepper moves in a clockwise motion,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners discover that two pendulums suspended from a common support will swing back and forth in intriguing patterns, if the support allows the motion of one pendulum to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes