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    In this activity, learners explore liquid crystal thermometers to observe how heat flows by conduction, convection, radiation, and evaporation. This resource includes five mini-explorations in...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Get a roll of pennies, throw them on the ground, then remove those that only show tails, and repeat with the ones left over. In this Exploratorium Science Snack, this is how you create a model of...

    free Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Focus sound through a balloon! In this Exploratorium activity, you'll use dry ice to create a balloon that's a sound lens.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners create models of ionic compounds and observe the chemical formula of binary molecules they have created. Learners record their data in a table and draw conclusions by...

    free Ages 14 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    This is an activity about friction as well as kinetic and potential energy. Learners will be able differentiate between hard-boiled and raw eggs while they marvel at how one of the eggs seems to...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Testing magnets is always a fun pastime, but here, we're going beyond "will it attract the magnet?" In this activity, learners will investigate which materials allow magnetic fields...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    This is a great activity about human energy production. Learners will work out with a clothespin to investigate why hockey players jump on a stationary bike after an intense game. Compared to a...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 14 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, two groups of learners create two separate landform models out of clay (mountains and valleys). Each group creates a two-dimensional model (a topographical map) of their landform...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners can observe chaotic motion. A magnet tied to a piece of string makes a pendulum, which swings over three sets of fixed magnets. The force of gravity plus magnetic...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    Did you know that a Slinky makes a handy model of earthquake waves? In this activity, learners use one or two of these simple toys to illustrate the different kinds of waves that transmit the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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