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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, teams of learners study magnetic fields at four separate stations: examining magnetic fields generated by everyday items, mapping out a magnetic field using a compass, creating...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Physical Society
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    Learners use compasses to detect the magnetic field created by current moving through a wire. This is one of four activities learners can complete related to PhysicsQuest 2008. Each activity gives...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity, learners explore how an electromagnet works by making a simple one. Using this knowledge, learners design a diagram to make a working speaker using household materials. Then...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Physical Society
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    Learners use the current flowing in a wire to create a magnetic field that turns a magnet. Learners can use this property of electromagnetism to build a magnet-powered pinwheel. This is one of four...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity about electricity and magnetism, learners examine what happens when a magnet exerts a force on a current-carrying wire. Using a simple device, learners discover that when an...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    University of Kansas
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    In this activity, learners explore the relationship between electric charges and magnetic fields. Learners create a magnetic field using electricity and observe its effect on the magnetic needle of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity related to magnetism and electricity, learners create a magnetic field that's stronger than the Earth's magnetic field. Learners use electric currents that are stronger...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this interdisciplinary activity, learners create a Space Weather Action Center (SWAC) to monitor solar storms and develop real SWAC news reports. Learners work in teams to first investigate...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners make a 3-D model of magnetic fields by inserting a small, strong magnet into a sphere. When learners sprinkle used staples onto the sphere, they'll see how the field...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners build edible models of Jupiter and Earth to compare their sizes and illustrate the planets' internal layers. Learners discuss how the Juno mission will infer details...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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