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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This fun hands-on astronomy activity uses a variety of simple props to help learners understand why they see what they see in a telescope. They will learn about how the eye works, how to use the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This fun hands-on astronomy activity lets learners use star maps (included) to find constellations and to identify stars with extrasolar planets (Northern Hemisphere only, naked eye). Use this...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners observe fly behavior and then build a flytrap. They make more observations, compare the effectiveness of different traps, and modify their traps to increase their...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners make their own Sun tracker to explore how ancient civilizations around the world studied the Sun. After creating the tracker with simple materials, learners measure the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners make their own pinhole viewer in order to measure the size of the sun. After using the viewer to project circular image of the Sun on paper, learners use ratios and an...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners use tonic water to detect ultraviolet (UV) light from the Sun and explore the concept of fluorescence. Learners will compare detectors using tap water and tonic water to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners will make their own prism and use a glass of water to separate sunlight into different colors. Using a piece of cardboard with a small hole and a white piece of paper,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Some aquatic organisms live in open water, while some live in soil at the bottom of a body of water. In this outdoor activity, learners will build a scoop to observe creatures living in soil, and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
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    In this activity, young learners will make their own flower seed nursery in an egg carton. After planting their seeds and tending to their nursery daily for about a week, learners should begin to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 1 to 4 weeks