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    The Exploratorium
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    This is an activity to do when there is a solar eclipse! Eclipses do not happen frequently, but when one does, learners will be excited to discover that they can view the eclipse using a pinhole...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This fun, nighttime hands-on astronomy activity lets learners explore how long it takes for light from different objects in the universe to reach Earth. The activity shows participants the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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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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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This hands-on astronomy activity lets learners hunt for different objects in the night sky that contribute to stellar and planetary formation, using a Treasure List. They will learn how stars and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this craft activity, learners create a string of cut-out moons and stars. This activity is phrased to encourage a parent and child to look at the Moon every night, and make simple illustrations...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This fun astronomy activity allows learners to experience finding stars in the night sky that will eventually go supernova. This activity is perfect for a star party outdoors. The PDF contains step...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    BBC
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    In this activity, learners make pykrete by freezing a mixture of water and a material like cotton wool, grass, hair, shredded paper, wood chips, or sawdust. Learners discover that pykrete has some...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 4 to 24 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Learners will explore the concept of angular distance, and investigate why the moon appears to be the same size as the sun during a solar eclipse, despite the sun being much larger. Learners will...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Millions of organisms can live in and around a body of water. In this outdoor activity, learners will create their own quadrant, a tool scientists use to estimate the number of organisms in an...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - adult 45 to 60 minutes

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