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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners discover that atoms and ions of different metals will change places. Learners place drops of copper sulfate solution onto a steel nail, then observe as the solution loses...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    This simple activity uses paper and scissors to convey two key concepts to learners: the nanoscale is very small and working on the nanoscale requires special tools. Learners are challenged to cut...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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    In this activity, learners use microarray technology to determine which genes are turned on and off at various points in the differentiation of pluripotent stem cells on their way to becoming...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 14 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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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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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity (on pages 41-47 of PDF), learners explore tesselating geometric patterns (repeated shapes, similar to the art of M.C. Escher). They play with existing shapes, either with laminated...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners use a candle to investigate the products of combustion. When a glass rod is held over a lit candle, the candle flame deposits carbon on the rod. Then the candle and a drop of pH indicator...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Princeton University
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    This game introduces learners to the scale of the greenhouse gas problem, plus technologies that already exist to dramatically reduce our carbon emissions and prevent climate change. Players pick...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 14 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners cut out and assemble wheels to explore how variations in fish body structures (mouth shape/position/teeth, body shape, tail shape, and coloration patterns) allow fish to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners experiment with a 2-liter plastic bottle containing water and four “divers." The divers consist of open, transparent containers with the opening points downward. Each diver has a...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    National Optical Astronomy Observatory
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    This is a classic exercise for visualizing the scale of the Solar System. Both the relative size and spacing of the planets are demonstrated in this outdoor exercise, using a mere peppercorn to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - adult 45 to 60 minutes

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