High School (ages 14+)

Test how much energy is required to walk, run, or hike by measuring factors such as heart rate, oxygen uptake, and respiratory quotient.

Discover how long it takes for the brain to react to a stimulus by catching a ruler as fast as you can.

Display this demonstration to talk about eclipses, exoplanets and companion stars!

Construct a paper rocket and launch it using a straw to study forces and momentum!

Create a Cloud in a Bottle from a just a few simple materials! This demonstration can be used to explain the process of the water cycle and the formation of a cloud. 

Learn how to make 2 versions of an Electromagnet. This demonstration can be used to explain the effects of a flowing current and magnetic fields! The 'easy' version involves a D battery and insulated wire while the 'intermediate' version uses a lantern battery, a switch, and insulated wire.

Learn about how our vocal folds work by using straws!

Experience the power of sound by listening to a number of audio files that will transport you to different places! You can find the files here:

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Learn about standing waves and how waves are constructed by creating your own!

Learn about the doppler effect by constructing a doppler ball you can toss around!