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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity related to rotational inertia (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Microgravity), learners will use a bit of scientific experimenting to test if open-faced peanut butter...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this physics activity, learners assemble and/or investigate a pendulum "snake." Several large steel hex-nuts are suspended on strings of successively increasing length to form a series...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity (page nine of the pdf), learners use balloons to explore how a rocket works. It is suggested they also work to see how they can alter the velocity of the rocket. Designed...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners work in teams to investigate the relationship between mass, acceleration, and force as described in Newton's second law of motion. During a set of experiments,...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity, learners will gain a better understanding of how friction, inertia, and mass affect objects. Glass jars containing various masses and materials are rolled down three ring...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this collection of demonstrations, learners explore Newton's Laws of Motion. These seventeen quick activities investigate air resistance, acceleration, terminal velocity, inertia, action...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners build a Wilberforce Pendulum, a special coupled pendulum in which energy is transferred between two modes of vibration, longitudinal ("bounce') and torsional (...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    Build a Rube Goldberg type contraption with craft supplies and off the shelf materials. Guests will learn basic concepts from physics, design, and engineering.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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    Groups of learners are provided with a generic car base and an egg. Their mission: design a device/enclosure to protect the egg on or in the car as it rolls down a ramp with increasing slopes....

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    To understand how skaters turn in midair, try this little experiment! Individuals can do this activity alone, but it works better with a partner. Used in conjuncture with the rest of the...

    free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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