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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners make self-assembled polymer spheres. Learners discover that self-assembly is a process by which molecules and cells form themselves into functional structures, and that...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 34-39), learners make a fairly detailed model of DNA using licorice and gumdrops. The sugar and phosphate backbone of DNA is represented by alternating red and black...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this environmental health activity, learners grow and observe bread mold and other kinds of common fungi over the course of 3-7 days. This lesson guide includes background information,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    BioEd
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    In this activity, learners compare and contrast their own skin (including the area covered) with that of an orange. This activity helps learners understand that skin is a vital part of the body and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners investigate the process of osmosis by adding salt to a sealed bag of raw carrots and comparing it to a control. After about 15-30 minutes, the carrots with salt become...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This guide outlines how to plant a garden even if you don't have a yard! It gives advice on how to prepare a container for plants and how to cultivate seedlings so they can grow enough to be...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - adult 1 to 4 weeks
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    WGBH
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    In this hands-on experiment, kids use chemistry to explore whether acids or bases are better at restoring a penny’s shine. Kids follow the scientific process to test a common household cleaning...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this hands-on science experiment, students combine their understanding of the different states of matter and the characteristics of various chemical reactions. Learners also use the scientific...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this dynamic activity, learners build a catapult that launches projectiles, such as marshmallows. Participants then design and build their own models using the steps of the design process to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 7 of the PDF, learners explore how engineers characterize building materials. Learners test the strength of spaghetti and determine how the number of spaghetti strands...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes