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    Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
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    In this online interactive, learners use fossils to infer temperatures 55 million years ago, at the sites where the fossils were found. Using their observation skills, learners examine fossils of...

    free Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners explore Charles' Law in a syringe. Learners collect volume and temperature data for five different temperature samples, convert Celsius to Kelvin, and plot the data...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners discover that one way to cool an object in the presence of a heat source is to increase the distance from it or change the angle at which it is faced. Learners perform an...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into absorption and reflection of radiant energy. In order to build a house that keeps a dog as cool possible in the heat,...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    NOAA
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    In this weather forecasting activity, learners determine the location of cold and warm fronts on weather plot maps. Learners use colored pencils to mark up and analyze surface pressure, air...

    free Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Miami Science Museum
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    In this activity, learners conduct an experiment to help Pharaoh design a better insulated tomb. Learners compare how well single, double, and triple insulated cups keep water cold over a period of...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    This activity helps learners understand how the angle of the Sun affects temperatures around the globe. After experimenting with a heat lamp and thermometers at differing angles, learners apply...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this physical sciences activity, learners explore insulation. Leaners investigate how insulation can be used to slow down the conduction of heat from one side of a wall to the other. Learners...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    How does a green roof, or roof covered by plants, affect the temperature of the inside and outside of a building? Learners design and build houses to find out the answer. In doing so, they need to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this physical sciences activity, learners explore how passive solar design increases energy efficiency. Learners test paperboard models of different building designs to discover how the design...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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