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    Does yeast breathe? Find out by watching how plastic bags filled with yeast, warm water and different amounts of sugar change over time. Demonstrate the interaction of microorganisms and the carbon...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore density and buoyancy as they design and construct rafts. Learners must build a raft out of five craft sticks, four twist ties, four straws, and one styrofoam cup...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Build and test a scale model of a rainforest canopy walkway. Rainforest researchers must consider materials, transportation, and cost so they don't damage the fragile canopy environment as...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Build a catapult that transforms the potential energy of a twisted rubber band into kinetic energy. Experiment with design variations so that you can hit a target with a projectile. <b>...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    See and hear how sound waves travel through different types of materials. Extend the experiment online and learn how you can "see" with sound waves using ultrasound. <b>[Activity is...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Make impact craters with marbles (or rocks or washers) in a container of flour. Find out what you can learn about your "comets" by the craters they make. <b>[Activity is publicly...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    This activity is about collecting and analyzing DNA as part of a criminal investigation. Learners collect their own cheek cells, burst the cell membranes with detergent, and then precipitate DNA...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    This is an activity about inertia, Newton's First Law of Motion. Learners will discover how an egg at rest, or any object at rest, stays that way. Materials are simple items you can find...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use sound to figure out, or infer, the position of objects. Learners create a maze inside a shoebox with blocks of wood. Learners then ask their partner to figure out...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    This is an activity about center of gravity. Learners will balance a fork on a glass by finding its center of gravity. Take the activity further by investigating other objects' center of...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes

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