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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners build a sled kite that models a type of airfoil called a parawing. Learners keep a journal on the behavior of the kite and test different variables (tail, tail length,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
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    In this activity related to flight, learners conduct two simple tests to explore how lift works. In "Use Your Lips to Levitate," learners hold a piece of paper, blow over the paper, and...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Learners cut and fold a paper helicopter from the template in this PDF. They practice twirling the helicopter and observe what happens as they modify their tries. The modifications can include...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this three-part activity, learners use paper to explore Bernoulli's Principle — fast-moving air has lower pressure than non-moving air. First, learners observe what happens when they hold a...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this design and physics challenge, learners construct a cylindrical wing, fly it, make modifications, and determine how the changes affect flight patterns. This activity introduces learners to...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
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    In this activity related to flight, learners build a tiny stream channel to investigate how fluids (air and water) change speed as they flow between and around objects. It includes an explanation ...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Center for Engineering Educational Outreach, Tufts University
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    After a discussion about what a parachute is and how it works, learners create parachutes using different materials that they think will work best. They test their designs, and then contribute to a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
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    In this activity about flight, learners explore how high they can jump. Learners dip their finger in ink or dirt, then jump as high as they can and mark paper attached to the wall. Learners...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    COSI
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    This is an activity about rockets. Learners will explore how rockets leave Earth's orbit and what it takes to make a launch successful. There is also a discussion of force and Newton's...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this fun physics activity (page 9 of the pdf), learners take part in a paper airplane design challenge. They can be encouraged to try out different designs and discuss the best ones and why they...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes

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