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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into sound. Groups of learners will use a decibel meter or a simple set of benchmark sounds to record and quantify sound levels...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into Bernoulli’s principle and airplane wings. Learners will design and build their own airplane wing models out of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this quick activity (page 1 of PDF), learners will witness firsthand the effects of Bernoulli’s Principle by capturing a ping pong ball in the stream of air created by a hair dryer. Not only...

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this quick activity (page 2 of PDF), learners will model how large depressions near the top of a volcano are formed by using an inflating and deflating balloon submerged in flour. The model...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity (page 1 of PDF), learners will construct an air cannon by cutting a hole in the bottom of a bucket and stretching a garbage bag over the other end. Then, they aim the cannon at a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners will construct a model hovercraft out of an empty spool and a piece of cardboard. A balloon provides the air pressure through the spool and a hole...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity (page 2 of PDF), learners will measure the rate at which water streams out of a leaky cup. Learners mark the side of the cup every 10 seconds while water streams out of a hole at...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into hovercraft engineering and design optimization. Groups of learners with access to power tools and a wood shop will build a...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    In this activity, learners construct a small "air cannon," and use its airflow to put out a candle (lit with the help of an adult). The "air cannon" is an empty salt carton with...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this quick activity (located on page 2 of the PDF), learners will see the effects of convection and understand what makes hot air balloons rise. Learners will fill a bottle with hot water...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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