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    University of California Museum of Paleontology
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    In this lab activity, learners act as fellow scientists and colleagues of Isaac Newton. He has asked them to independently test his ideas on the nature of motion, in particular his 2nd Law. The...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity (page 87 of the PDF), learners move their bodies to better understand the three axes of rotation: pitch, roll and yaw. This exercise will help learners understand how the visual...

    free Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity (page 89 of the PDF), learners compare and contrast pitch and roll motions by using a Magic Carpet maze similar to one that was used for Neurolab investigations about microgravity....

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity (page 95 of the PDF), learners create Escher Staircase models similar to those that were used by Neurolab's Spatial Orientation Team to investigate the processing of...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity (page 59 of the PDF), learners spin and observe false eyelashes in jars of water (prepared at least 1 day ahead of time) to investigate the effects of different types of motion on...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
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    Perform this classic inertia demonstration to illustrate the transfer of potential energy to kinetic energy. Eggs are placed in cardboard tubes on a thick piece of cardboard, suspended above cups...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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    Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
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    Learners attach an egg to a rubber-band bungee cord and drop the egg. By performing a few test drops with an egg and short bungee cord, learners are able to predict how long a bungee cord they...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    "Exploring the Universe: Objects in Motion" encourages participants to explore the complex but predictable ways objects in the universe interact with each other. Stars, planets, moons,...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity, learners create a toy that demonstrates the First Law of Thermodynamics or the Law of Conservation of Energy. By stretching the rubber band on the toy differently, learners...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners string a line across the room and build cable cars that can move from on end to the other. Learners construct their cable cars out of wood sticks, motors, and electrical...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes

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