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    In this activity on page 60, learners examine and simulate wildlife entanglement by experiencing what it might be like to be a marine animal trapped in debris. Learners wrap rubber bands around...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity on page 24, learners perform experiments to examine whether or not trash can float, blow around, or wash away. Then learners analyze the effects of these characteristics on marine...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners observe the effect of transpiration as water is moved from the ground to the atmosphere. Learners conduct the experiment by placing a large plastic bag over a living limb...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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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...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners observe the hydrologic cycle in action as water evaporates and condenses to form rain right before their eyes. Learners perform a simple experiment to precipitate "...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this weather forecasting activity, learners use common materials to construct a rain gauge and measure daily, monthly, and yearly rainfall. Learners will discover rainfall amounts are rarely...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners discover that as the salinity of water increases, the density increases as well. Learners prove this by attempting to float fresh eggs in saltwater and freshwater. This...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this quick activity, learners observe how salinity and temperature affect the density of water, to better understand the Great Ocean Conveyor. Learners observe what happens when they add...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners working in pairs saturate a cotton ball using water drops from an eyedropper to demonstrate the high water capacity of clouds. Learners also compare their estimates to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners discover if carbon dioxide has an effect on temperature. Learners compare the temperatures of two bottles filled with water, one with seltzer tablets and one without,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours