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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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    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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    University of Alaska Fairbanks
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    In this activity related to climate change, learners examine albedo and the ice albedo feedback effect as it relates to snow, ice, and the likely results of reduced snow and ice cover on global...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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    In this activity, learners explore density, convection, stratification, and, by inference, the melting of icebergs. Learners make hypotheses, test their hypotheses, and explain their observations.

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners are introduced to tree rings by examining a cross section of a tree, also known as a “tree cookie.” They discover how tree age can be determined by studying the rings and...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners add acid rain (nitric acid) to two cups that represent lakes. One cup contains limestone gravel and the other contains granite gravel. Learners also add an indicator to each solution that...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 14 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    CSIRO
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    In this activity, learners use a flashlight, a glass of water, and some milk to examine why the sky is blue and sunsets are red. Learners will discover that the sky appears a different color...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 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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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners investigate convection by using food coloring and water of different temperatures. Through this experiment, learners discover the effect of gravity, density, and...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes

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