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    Perkins School for the Blind
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    This activity was designed for blind learners, but all types of learners can utilize it to investigate volume, mass, and density. The learner will create several boxes with different materials in...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    A design challenge that takes paper airplanes into an entirely different direction: a magnus glider uses cups and and rubber bands to create a glider that uses the same forces that a curveball ...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners build a recording timer made from simple materials (e.g., small dc motor, sharpie pen, craft sticks, adding machine paper tape, etc.). The device produces a record of...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    COSI
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    In this fun and imaginative writing assignment (page nine of the pdf), students will flex the creative side of their brains to learn more about the laws of motion and the scientific process....

    free Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 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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    The Exploratorium
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    In this physics activity, learners conduct two experiments to explore free-falling. In the first experiment, water-filled plastic bottles with holes in them spurt water under normal conditions, but...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    What happens when two wave pulses meet in the middle? Send waves down a spring to watch them travel and interact. This activity, developed by the Exploratorium, uses an old fashioned phone cord and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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    New Jersey Department of Education
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    Learners demonstrate how water can distort, refract and magnify light. In an investigation called Underwater Differences, learners do activities including the Broken Pencil, examining how a pencil...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity, learners will explore buoyancy. They will use a variety of objects to practice their prediction skills (what will and won't float) and discover why some things are...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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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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