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In this is activity about sound and vibration, learners create their own 'flutes' with drinking straws, then investigate how changing the length of the straw affects the sounds that are produced.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 4 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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In this math activity, learners use non-standard measurement (paces) to find the distance from one point to another. Learners practice estimating and measuring distances .

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
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In this activity, learners make a scale model of the Solar System and learn the real definition of "space." Learners use the online calculator to create an appropriate scale to use as a basis for thei

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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This is an activity about prediction. How far can you hop in 5 seconds? Could you make it to the door? Across the room? Everyone lines up and tries it.

free Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners use their feet to estimate distances. Learners calculate the distance of one step in centimeters by measuring 10 steps at a time to reduce measurement error.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners build a simple tabletop seesaw to test how different variables (the position of the fulcrum, distance, weight) affect its balance under increasing weight loads.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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In this math-based activity, learners model the intensity of light at various distances from a light source, and understand how astronomers measure the amount of sunlight that hits our planet and othe

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Double Dutch), learners will stand twelve feet apart swinging a rope at the slowest tempo possible while someone uses a stopwatch to record

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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In this math lesson, learners estimate distances between landmarks and use a map and scales to determine the actual distances.

Over \$20 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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In this activity, learners investigate parallax, a method used to measure distances to stars and planets in the solar system.

free Ages 6 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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In this activity, learners work in teams to construct and test fly drinking straw rockets. Learners explore how changing the rockets' fins affect flight distance.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners will decide together on a question about how far, long or high the group could reach together.

free Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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“Exploring the Solar System: Pocket Solar System” is a hands-on activity in which visitors make a scale model of the distances between objects in our solar system.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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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.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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This fun hands-on astronomy activity lets learners explore models of the Milky Way and other galaxies to get a sense of relative distances to other galaxies.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF under GPS: Lava Flow Activity) is a full inquiry investigation into the relationship between an object’s mass and the distance it is thrown by a catapult.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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In this activity, learners shrink the scale of the vast solar system to the size of their neighborhood.

Over \$20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity (page 1 of PDF under SciGirls Activity: Forecasting), learners will construct an air cannon by cutting a hole in the bottom of a bucket and stretching a garbage bag over the other end

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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In this activity, learners build a stuffed-animal zip line. Learners hold a cord against a wall, hook a cute stuffed animal onto it, let the animal slide down, and records its travel time.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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In this activity, learners plan and create a 24-foot long, two-dimensional model of our solar system, and compare and contrast the differences between planets and the sun.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes