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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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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity is a full inquiry investigation into g-force and acceleration. Groups of learners will construct their own accelerometers. Then, with permission from their local amusement park, they...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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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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    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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    WGBH
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    In this physics activity, challenge learners to lift a book with just air using a plastic bag and a straw. This activity demonstrates compressed air and forces.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 Under 5 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build a hovercraft using a paper plate, cup, and simple motor. Learners follow simple instructions that include helpful photos to build a vehicle that glides over a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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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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    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