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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners conduct four simple experiments to demonstrate the effects of air pressure. They use Bernoulli's Principle, that moving air exerts less pressure, to manipulate air pressure and see...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners explore Boyle's Law and discover that water will boil at room temperature if its pressure is lowered. Learners conduct an experiment using a plastic syringe and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity, learners will investigate the strength of egg shells. They will attempt to stack books on top of inverted half egg shells to see how many they can hold, and the results...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this design challenge activity, learners build a tower that can support a tennis ball at least 18 inches off the ground while withstanding the wind from a fan. Learners will build a sturdy frame...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners explore the concepts of equilibrium and center of mass by seeing how non-symmetrical objects balance. They balance a paper parrot cut-out on a wire coat hanger and find that their parrot...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this playful physics activity (page eight of the pdf), learners use toy cars to explore how speed and weight affect the results of collision. Designed as a pre- or post-visit lesson in...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners use a pencil, magnets, and mat board to illustrate Newton's Second Law. Learners will observe as gravitational and magnetic forces act on two falling objects to...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Physical Society
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    Learners examine what happens when a tube spins in two directions at once. They push on a cardboard tube causing it to spin along its length while at the same time turning from end-to-end. Markings...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners build a simple hovercraft using air from a balloon to levitate a craft made from a compact disc (CD). They learn that a bed of air under an object significantly reduces the friction as it...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity (page 6 of the PDF), learners will build a class 1 lever and hypothesize and test the distances two objects need to be placed from the fulcrum in order to balance. They...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 14 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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