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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    In this activity, learners investigate balance and symmetry by designing a symmetrical butterfly, using a paper cutout. Then they use pennies symmetrically placed to balance the butterfly on the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners compare the ways of life of Plains Native Americans who hunted and moved frequently to follow the buffalo herds, and Native Americans who farmed and lived in more...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners create a colorful bookmark using a super thin layer of nail polish on water. Learners discover that a thin film creates iridescent, rainbow colors. This is a very fun and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity (on pages 11-14 of PDF), learners cut out pictures from magazines of foods that help make bones strong and glue the pictures to a paper bone. The lesson plan includes information...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity (on pages 55-66 of PDF), learners fold paper into origami shapes and then combine several identical shapes into a three-dimensional structure. There are clear, colorful...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Learners trace, cut out and fly a boomerang, outdoors or in a large indoor space. Boomerangs are believed to have originated among the Aborigines of Australia, so this activity could be used in...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    This is an online activity about weaving. Learners select a pattern and watch an animation of the selected pattern being woven. This activity introduces learners to weaving, pattern recognition and...

    free Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity (on pages 15-18 of PDF), learners make a life-size two-dimensional paper model of their own skeletons. They trace a partner onto a large piece of butcher paper, and then the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity (on the left side of page 5, continued on the right side of page 4 of the PDF), learners make models of colorful butterflies. The butterflies are made from pipe cleaners and either...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners explore the possibilities of clay as a natural material. At three stations, learners create sculptures, use natural items such as small pebbles, twigs, and pinecones to...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes

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