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    The Actuarial Foundation
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    In this math activity, younger learners select items from a menu and count out the total amount needed using the fewest bills and coins possible. Older learners determine fractions, decimals, and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 23-29), partners use the Plant Traveler Cards, along with a world map and map worksheets, to follow plants such as cassava, chocolate and coffee that grew first in one...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity, learners examine baking powder, a combination of three powders: baking soda, cream of tartar, and cornstarch. Learners use their data from the previous activity (see related...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this simple exploratory activity (1st activity on the page), blindfolded learners try to identify mystery items by smell. Learners also rate the odor (strong, pleasant, neutral) as well as...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    American Society for Microbiology
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    Learners extract DNA from a banana. The procedure requires only basic lab equipment (i.e. beaker, test tube) and chemicals (i.e. liquid soap, meat tenderizer, ethanol). This activity is most...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 45 to 60 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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    BioEd
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    In this nutrition activity, learners explore food labels and consider the nutritional value of foods. Learners also explore units of measurement commonly used on food labels. Learners will be...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Actuarial Foundation
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    In this math game, learners figure discounts and/or profit increases for various food totals. Learners add decimals to $100. This lesson guide includes a game board, cards, and spinner as well as...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity (on pages 19-24 of PDF), learners soak chicken bones or eggshells in vinegar for several days. Learners observe what happens to the material as the acid dissolves the calcium that...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    The Exploratorium
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    This is an activity about friction as well as kinetic and potential energy. Learners will be able differentiate between hard-boiled and raw eggs while they marvel at how one of the eggs seems to...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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