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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners calculate the percentage of oxygen in the atmosphere by using steel wool's ability to rust. Learners measure the volume of a test tube with a small amount of steel...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity (page 2 of the PDF), learners will construct their own walkalong glider. They will explore how air, though invisible, surrounds and affects other objects. Learners will...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners explore two properties of gases: gases take up space and exert pressure. Learners assemble two flasks and a beaker, connecting them with stoppers and tubing. They combine...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners observe a flask with a balloon attached over the mouth and inverted inside the flask. This display from The Nature of Matter unit in OMSI's Chemistry Lab has great potential as a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners will use a compact disc to build an air puck that can glide across a smooth tabletop. The puck glides with almost no friction on a cushion of air escaping from a balloon.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Institute of Physics
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    In this demonstration, learners observe the effects of density and pressure. A "diver" constructed out of a piece of straw and Blu-Tack will bob inside a bottle filled with water. This...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this experiment, learners examine how pressure affects water flow. In small groups, learners work with water and a soda bottle, and then relate their findings to pressure in the deep ocean. The...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    PBS
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    The major goal of this math lesson is to have learners collect data from a variety of experiments, determine what models best fits their data, and explain why their models are best. Learners will...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity, learners create air cannons out of everyday materials. Learners use their air cannons to investigate air as a force and air pressure. The activity page includes a fun how-to video...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build a water squirter using a PVC pipe, dowel, and foam. This activity is great for the summer time and introduces learners to forces and water pressure. Note: an...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 18 45 to 60 minutes

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