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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    In this activity, learners will measure their lung capacity by making their own spirometer. Learners will then explore factors that affect the amount of air the lungs can hold. Useful information...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    This is an activity about lung capacity. Learners will measure their own lung capacity using a homemade spirometer. A spirometer is an apparatus for measuring the volume of air inspired and expired...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this environmental health activity, learners investigate their own vital lung capacities. Learners use milk jugs, plastic tubing, water, and a plastic tub to build a Lungometer, a device to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    NASA
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    In this activity about the brain and sleep (on page 138 of the PDF), learners measure their resting breathing rates. Learners will discover that breathing frequencies vary amongst individuals. This...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this quick and easy activity and/or demonstration, learners use two empty 2-liter bottles and hot tap water to illustrate the effect of heat on pressure. Learners will be surprised to see what...

    free Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    In this activity, learners act out the flow of blood in the human body! A great way to get learners up and moving while learning about the circulatory system. Requires at least 15 people to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this environmental health activity, learners investigate their breathing and pulse rates, and learn how these measurements are affected by physical activity. There are three parts to this...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    NASA
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    In this activity (on page 142 of the PDF), learners will compare breathing rates before and after hyperventilation to explore how reduced carbon dioxide levels in the blood lower the need to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners will determine their respiratory rate and explore the factors that affect breathing rate by filling out and using the Respiratory Chart provided in the lesson. Useful information about...

    free Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this health activity, learners explore breathing, lungs and asthma. Learners test their lung capacity by blowing air into balloons. Learners are also encouraged to determine how the amount of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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