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    In this activity, learners drop impactors onto layers of graham crackers! The process models how impacts throughout the Moon's history have broken rocks down into a mixture of dust, rocks, and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners simulate what happens to a human spine in space by making Sponge Spool Spines (alternating sponge pieces and spools threaded on a pipe cleaner). This represents a human...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners discuss how life is defined and conduct a simple experiment, looking for signs of life in three different “soil” samples. The experiment introduces learners to the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners model the gravitational fields of planets on a flexible surface. Learners place and move balls of different sizes and densities on a plastic sheet to develop a mental...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners mimic remote sensing. Learners use a stick to measure the distance to a "planet surface" they cannot see, and create their own map of the landscape. Use this...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners perform 20 arm curls with cans that simulate the weight of beans on Earth versus the weights of the same number of beans on the Moon and in space. Learners explore what...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes