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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners discover that one way to cool an object in the presence of a heat source is to increase the distance from it or change the angle at which it is faced. Learners perform an...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    Learners investigate why the Sun and Moon appear the same size in the sky even though the Sun is over 400 times larger in diameter. Learners use discs of different sizes and view them from at least...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners observe the water cycle in action! Water vapor in a tumbler condenses on chilled aluminum foil — producing the liquid form of water familiar to us as rain and dew....

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    This Exploratorium activity can be used in many contexts because geysers are great opportunities for learning about heat and temperature changes as well as geological/space science phenomena. You&...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this math activity related to light, learners assemble a photometer and use it to estimate the power output of the Sun. Learners construct the photometer by making a grease spot on white paper...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 14 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners experiment and observe how the color of materials that cover the Earth affects the amounts of sunlight our planet absorbs. Use this activity to begin discussions on...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    The University of Texas McDonald Observatory
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    In this activity, learners make an equatorial sundial, which is simple to construct and teaches fundamental astronomical concepts. Learners use the provided template and a straw to build the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity (page 89 of the PDF), learners compare and contrast pitch and roll motions by using a Magic Carpet maze similar to one that was used for Neurolab investigations about microgravity....

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity (page 95 of the PDF), learners create Escher Staircase models similar to those that were used by Neurolab's Spatial Orientation Team to investigate the processing of...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
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    In this activity, learners work in groups to build simple solar stills filled with salt water. After the stills are complete, learners observe what happens when they place the stills in the sun....

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 11 45 to 60 minutes

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