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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners investigate convection by using food coloring and water of different temperatures. Through this experiment, learners discover the effect of gravity, density, and...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 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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    American Chemical Society
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    This activity uses Jell-O(R) to introduce learners to microfluidics, the flow of fluids through microscopic channels. Using wooden coffee stirrers, learners create patterns to be cast in Jell-O(R),...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners make their own heat waves in an aquarium. Warmer water rising through cooler water creates turbulence effects that bend light, allowing you to project swirling shadows...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build cars using syringes and water-powered hydraulics. Learners construct the car frame out of cardboard and set up a hydraulic system to raise and lower the car. Use...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    In this activity (located on page 9 of the PDF), learners are introduced to Aesop's fable, "The Crow and the Pitcher." In the story, a clever crow drops pebbles into a pitcher to...

    free Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this quick activity (located on page 2 of the PDF under GPS: Balloon Fiesta Activity), learners will see the effects of convection and understand what makes hot air balloons rise. Learners will...

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