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    My Science Box
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    In this activity, learners solidify their conceptualization of cells by building a model of a cell in a ziplock bag. The three-dimensional nature of cells comes to life as learners use everyday...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Arizona Science Center
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    In this activity, learners use beads, which represent amino acids, to create protein bracelets. Learners examine the relationship between amino acids and proteins. Learners also discover that...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (SCNT) is a cloning method that involves transferring a nucleus from a somatic cell of the individual to be cloned to an enucleated egg. This activity simulates, step...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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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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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    This activity requires a Pico Cricket (tiny computer). In this activity, learners will build a painting machine out of house hold materials, like a cereal box and some thread, use Lego parts to...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 4 to 24 hours
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Make two firefly lanterns, then program them to blink to one another and change colors. Learn to program a Pico Cricket (micro-controller) to communicate with other Pico Crickets using infrared (IR...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    Learners use shop tools and various materials to construct a magnetic spinner and a compass. Learners blow on the spinner directly or through a straw, and will be amazed as it continues to spin,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, pairs of learners model how scientists use craters to determine the ages of lunar surfaces. One partner keeps time while the other creates a painting for the other to interpret....

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    In this activity, learners design a flag for a chosen or assigned planet. The instructions include information about flags on Earth, and a list of flag references. Learners can gather information...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners explore the potential of interchangeable standard parts to create a large number of unique creations in different combinations. Learners use math skills to determine the...

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

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