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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners test two jars containing soil, one covered and one open, for changes in temperature. After placing the jars in the Sun, learners discover that the covered jar cools down more slowly. This...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners investigate passive solar building design with a focus solely on heating. They learn how insulation, window placement, thermal mass, surface colors, and site orientation...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 4 to 24 hours
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    Working in groups, learners model the continuous destruction and creation of ozone (O3) molecules, which occur in the ozone layer. Some learners act as ultraviolet (UV) light and break apart...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners construct a rocket from a balloon propelled along a guide string. They use this model to learn about Newton's three laws of motion, examining the effect of different forces on the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners set up books with rubber bands stretched between the books. When two identical books are stretched apart and released, they move back toward each other an equal distance. When two...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners construct and launch paper helicopters. Learners investigate weight and drag forces by altering the weight of the helicopters and measuring how this alters the time it takes for the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners test two jars containing hot water, one covered with plastic and one open, for changes in temperature. After placing the jars in the sun, learners discover that the covered jar takes...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners engage in close observation of falling objects. They determine it is the amount of air resistance, not the weight of an object, which determines how quickly an object falls. This...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners simulate whale echolocation. Learners experience echolocation by wearing blindfolds, while another learner makes snapping noises in front of, behind, or to the side of them.

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes

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