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    American Museum of Natural History
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    The Chinese invented paper made from plants and cloth about 2,000 years ago. Learners follow a similar process to make paper from recycled paper. Once dry, learners can make something special with...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners construct a simple electrolysis device. With this device, learners can decompose water into its elemental components: hydrogen and oxygen gas. Bubbles emanating from...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 14 - 18 4 to 24 hours
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    COSI
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    In this activity about soil (page 7 of the PDF), learners will use their sense of touch as well as sight to understand how soil is classified based on texture and other details. They will compare...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 4 to 24 hours
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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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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    BBC
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    In this activity, learners investigate how plants use water. By making the flowers change color, learners see how water moves up the stem to the leaves and the flowers. Use this activity to discuss...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 11 4 to 24 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    In this lab, learners evaluate the relative effectiveness of various chemical substances (i.e. garlic powder, bathroom cleaner, mouthwash, etc.) as antimicrobial agents. Learners use the agar...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 18 4 to 24 hours
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    Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
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    Learners shred used paper, add water, and blend it into pulp. They then strain and roll the pulp out to make new paper. Learners can experiment mixing different colors of paper and adding items...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 4 to 24 hours