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    NISE Network
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    This hands-on activity demonstrates how a material can act differently when it's nanometer-sized. Learners compare the reaction rate of an effervescent antacid tablet that is broken in half...

    Ages 6 - adult
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    As a group, learners investigate three packages which are all the same size and shape, but have different contents. One is filled with foam, one is filled with wood, and one is filled with metal....

    Ages 4 - 11
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    This is a demonstration you can use to show learners how valves and pumps work in concert to move blood through the circulatory system.

    Ages 6 - 14
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    Institute of Physics
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    In this demonstration, learners observe the effects of air pressure. They will watch as marshmallows inside a bottle expand as a vacuum pump removes air from the bottle. The marshmallows will...

    Ages 4 - adult
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    In this activity, learners make a paper cone and use it in a window to measure the length of the shadow over the course of a day. Learners then repeat the same experiment a month later. In another...

    Ages 6 - 11
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity (page 3 of the PDF), learners will see firsthand that air takes up space and has pressure by attempting to inflate a balloon inside of a bottle. Though this activity was...

    Ages 6 - 11
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners use chocolate to explore how the Sun transfers heat to the Earth through radiation. Learners compare the melting rate between chocolate left in the sunshine and chocolate...

    Ages 6 - 14
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    NISE Network
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    This activity/demo introduces learners to aerogel, a glass nanofoam. Learners discover how aerogel is made and how well it insulates as well as learn about aerogel's other unique properties....

    Ages 6 - adult
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    This is an online activity about weaving. Learners select a pattern and watch an animation of the selected pattern being woven. This activity introduces learners to weaving, pattern recognition and...

    Ages 4 - 8
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    COSI
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    In this demonstration about force and motion, learners will explore the forces that affect a pendulum A simple model pendulum comprised of a ball and string demonstrates how pendulums work as well...

    Ages 4 - 11

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