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    The Exploratorium
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    In this demonstration/activity, learners observe as a regular size marshmallow is blown through a tube made from a manila file folder. The result is spectacular, and the process provides a great...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this physics crime lab or demonstration, learners pretend they are criminologists and must find the "muzzle velocity" (speed of the bullet as it leaves the gun) of a gun used to commit...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this engineering activity, learners build a device (an anemometer) to measure how fast the wind is blowing. Learners are encouraged to brainstorm, build, redesign/rebuild, collect data and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this weather activity (page 1 of the PDF), learners will construct their very own anemometer to measure wind speed. Although this activity was designed to be used after a museum workshop about...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Center for Science Education @ Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley
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    In this activity, learners investigate the formation of craters. Learners will examine how the size, angle and speed of a meteorite's impact affects the properties of craters. Learners will...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This is an activity in which learners explore the effects of gravity, motion and momentum while creating art. By rolling a golf ball in paint, placing construction paper in a tray, tilting the tray...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    Make
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    In this activity, learners use ABS pipe and an air leaf blower to make a strong shooting machine. This model utilizes Bernoulli's principle to create an area of low air pressure so that ping...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners investigate how drag affects the falling rate of objects. They construct paper objects of different shapes and sizes, use clay to make them all the same mass, and then drop them all from...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity, learners build a stuffed-animal zip line. Learners hold a cord against a wall, hook a cute stuffed animal onto it, let the animal slide down, and records its travel time. Use this...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners interpret three trackways and use measurements and a formula to infer the relative speed of dinosaurs. A portion of the activity details how students can create their own...

    free Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes

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