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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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    Learners investigate weight by building a spring scale. They observe and record how it responds to objects with different masses. This activity can be combined with other activities to create a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners build structures from spaghetti and marshmallows to determine which structures are able to handle the greatest load. Their experiments help them to further understand the effects that...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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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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    Learners build simple catapults and use them to launch cotton balls. Learners can see Newton's second law of motion in effect; pulling the catapult arm back further creates more force and thus...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners create beautiful fluid motion. They explore fluid dynamics, surface tension, solubility, and buoyancy while mixing liquids together. Learners can photograph or film the fluid motion for...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners build and investigate pendulums of different lengths. They discover that the longer the string of the pendulum, the longer the time it takes to swing. Learners also discover that changing...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners develop an understanding of air pressure in two different activities. They model the magnitude of air pressure as gravitational force per unit area, and they use cookie wafers to model how...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners investigate stress and strain by designing, building, and testing beams made from polymer clay. They compete to find the best beam strength to beam weight ratio, and learn about the trade...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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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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