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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this experiment, learners work in teams to investigate how the color of a surface influences its ability to reflect light and therefore heat. The ratio of light reflected to that received is...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners explore liquid crystals, light and temperature. Using a postcard made of temperature-sensitive liquid crystal material, learners monitor temperature changes. By observing...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners work in teams to design and build solar water heating devices that mimic those used in residences to capture energy in the form of solar radiation and convert it to thermal energy. This...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners use rice grains to model the composition of the atmosphere of the Earth today and in 1880. Learners assemble the model while measuring percentages. This activity also...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    BioEd
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    This activity generates learner excitement about light through the creation of a room-sized rainbow. Learners also make their own "rainbow" drawings that incorporate the sequence of...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
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    Learners apply their knowledge of heat transfer to design two cans - one that will retain heat and one that will cool down quickly. After constructing their cans, learners fill the cans with warm...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of California Museum of Paleontology
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    Learners conduct an experiment to determine the rate at which two materials, sand and water, heat up and cool down. Then, based on their observations, they make hypotheses about why materials heat...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This quiz lets you estimate your annual radiation exposure. It asks you about where you live (altitude, location, type of house) and what you do (how often you travel by airplane, medical info, and...

    free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners explore the invisible infrared radiation from an electric heater. Though we can't see the radiation with our eyes, learners can focus it with a mirror or lens and...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this activity about magnetism (page seven of the pdf), learners experiment with magnets to better understand how magnetic fields work. More importantly, they learn that Earth is surrounded by...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 8 10 to 30 minutes

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