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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 aneroid barometer to learn about changes in barometric pressure and weather forecasting. They observe their barometer and record data over a period of days. This activity...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this weather-related activity, learners make a portable cloud in a bottle. Learners discover that clouds form when invisible water vapor in the air is cooled enough to form tiny droplets of...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 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 cover a bottle with a balloon. When they immerse the bottle in warm water, the balloon inflates. When they immerse the bottle in a bowl of ice, the balloon deflates. Learners understand...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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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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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners color and cut out a spiral-shaped snake. When they hang their snake over a radiator, the snake spins. This is because the heated air is less dense and rises, pushing against the snake and...

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners see convection currents in action in this highly visual demonstration. Sealed bags of colored hot or cold water are immersed in tanks of water. When the bags are punctured with pinholes,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 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 investigate the concept of humidity by using a dry and wet sponge as a model. They determine a model for 100% humidity, a sponge saturated with water. From this, they understand that...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners create their own weather forecast map. Learners will visit the National Weather Service Southern Region website and use the zip code search feature to gather data and...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners create their own icons for a forecast-at-a-glance poster for their classroom/learning space. Learners will visit the National Weather Service website and use the zip code...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners graph 48 hourly air temperatures from a local weather observation site and observe the diurnal temperature variations. Learners visit the National Weather Service website...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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