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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners experiment with the density of ice, water, and oil. Learners will discover that the density of a liquid determines whether it will float above or sink below another...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners watch a figure "magically" float up through the air. Learners use 2 straws, a cup, rubber band, pipe cleaner, and piece of buoyant material to make a simple...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this activity, learners make a foam packing peanut "flink"--neither float away nor sink--in water. Learners experiment with materials to make a Flinker that "flinks" for 10...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    Learners compare the weight of equal volumes of wax, water, and clay. Learners discover that since the wax weighs less than an equal volume of water, it is less dense than water and will float. And...

    $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 how engineering has impacted the manufacturing of canoes over time, including the development of new, durable, and lighter materials. Learners work in teams of ...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners explore how changes in fluid pressure affect the buoyancy of a Cartesian diver inside a plastic soda bottle. This guide includes instructions for building a diver out of...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NCTM Illuminations
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    In this math activity, learners are challenged to create aluminum foil boats that will hold plastic bears until the boats sink. The lesson serves as a fun, hands-on way to collect data. Data from...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    In this activity (located on page 3 of the PDF), learners investigate the way water moves and how we can control and direct water. At the Water Exploration Station, learners experiment with various...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this chemistry activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners make a layered drink with liquids of different densities. The molecules of a denser liquid, like chocolate syrup, are arranged more...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    New Jersey Department of Education
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    In this activity learners explore surface tension. Why are certain objects able to float on the surface of water and how do detergents break the surface tension of water? Included in the lesson...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes

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