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    COSI
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    In this physics activity (page 4 of the PDF), learners will construct their own spiral "snake" and use it to explore the relationship between heat and kinetic energy. They will observe...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Kansas
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    In this activity, learners predict where a ball will go after it bounces off another object. Learners discover that the motion of objects is predictable based on laws of motion. Use this activity...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Play with a slinky and make transverse waves. In this simple Exploratorium Science Snack, learners will experience making waves and will learn the different parts of a wave.

    free Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    In this activity about magnetism (page 15 of the PDF), learners will explore how opposite and similar magnetic poles affect a swinging (pendulum) magnet. Learners will see firsthand how gravity and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Walk a toy to the edge of its doom, maybe it'll fall off the edge of a table, but it will safely stop right before falling. You can use an off-the-shelf toy or any toy that can slide with some...

    free Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    Institute of Physics
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    In this physics demonstration, learners are challenged to insert a straw the furthest into a potato. After learners explore different techniques, the demonstrator can show them how to hold the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners work with an adult to build a rocket and launcher out of a plastic 2-liter bottle, flexible plastic hose, plastic tubing, toilet paper tube, and duct tape. Use this stomp...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this fun physics activity (page 9 of the pdf), learners take part in a paper airplane design challenge. They can be encouraged to try out different designs and discuss the best ones and why they...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this fun and, at times, hilarious force and motion activity, learners will use household objects to build a crazy contraption and see how far they can get a tennis ball to move. This is an...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
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    Perform this classic inertia demonstration to illustrate the transfer of potential energy to kinetic energy. Eggs are placed in cardboard tubes on a thick piece of cardboard, suspended above cups...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 18 Under 5 minutes

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