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    In this lesson that includes hands-on activities and demonstrations, learners discover that it is the tilt of the Earth's axis (not its proximity to the sun) that causes the seasons. Learners...

    free Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this physical activity, groups of learners act as blood cells traveling through the circulatory system. They model picking up oxygen at the lungs, traveling through the heart, and delivering...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    This activity models the necessary balance of creating power and cleaning up its associated waste. Learners participate in a game where they attempt to move forward toward a goal. For the power...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners work together as a group to learn a new physical activity. After working for a few rotations, learners time themselves as part of a contest. Learners can use this activity to reflect about...

    free Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this online activity, learners measure their pulse rates and investigate how their pulses change when they engage in different activities. Learners record their pulse rates at rest, after...

    free Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this online activity, learners partner up to complete several physical exercises and assess their starting fitness level. Over the course of 6 weeks, learners practice the activities and record...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 11 1 to 12 months
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    In this version of tag, a large group of learners model how the body fights infection. Learners act as germs, as lymphocytes, and as the body's cells threatened by germs. After playing one...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners discover how important their thumbs are by attempting various tasks without them. After tying up their thumbs, learners attempt to legibly write their names or play catch with a tennis...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Pairs of learners play the roles of programmer and robot. The programmer gives specific directions to the robot to accomplish a simple task (e.g. walk across the room and pick up a pencil). The...

    free Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    A group of learners models the Sun shining on the Earth. By rotating the Earth, they demonstrate how the Sun only shines on a portion of the Earth at a time. Learners understand why there are...

    free Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes

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