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    Colorado State University
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    In this demonstration, learners can observe a number of small convection cells generated from a mixture of aluminum powder and silicon oil on a hot plate. This demonstration helps learners...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this physics activity, challenge learners to make and race a balloon-powered car. Learners construct the body out of a paper cup, wheels out of wooden spools. and fuel tank out of a balloon....

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity (page 3 of the PDF), learners will see firsthand that air takes up space and has pressure by attempting to inflate a balloon inside of a bottle. Though this activity was...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this simple activity, learners see the production of a gas, which visibly fills up a balloon placed over the neck of a bottle. Inside the bottle, water and an effervescent antacid tablet are...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
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    In this activity related to flight, learners conduct two simple tests to explore how lift works. In "Use Your Lips to Levitate," learners hold a piece of paper, blow over the paper, and...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners complete simple exercises to investigate the relationship between force, area and pressure and their effects on materials. Use this activity to introduce learners to how...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this quick activity, learners observe how wind creates ocean currents. By blowing (through straws) on pepper suspended in water, learners will notice how the pepper moves in a clockwise motion,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this weather activity/demonstration, learners watch as a ping pong ball is suspended in a stream of air supplied by a hair dryer. This demonstration of the Bernoulli Principle models how...

    free Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this classic reaction, learners baking soda and vinegar in a soda bottle to produce carbon dioxide (CO2) gas. This gas inflates a balloon. This lesson addresses properties of gases, and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this quick and easy activity and/or demonstration, learners use two empty soda cans to illustrate Bernoulli's principle. Learners lay the two cans parallel to each other on a level surface...

    free Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes

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