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    The Chinese invented paper made from plants and cloth about 2,000 years ago. Learners follow a similar process to make paper from recycled paper. Once dry, learners can make something special with...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    Learners create their own piece of history by decorating, shattering, and piecing together a flowerpot "artifact". Use this activity to introduce learners to archaeology and how...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Educator Amy O'Donnell from the American Museum of Natural History guides learners to create a diorama of a coral reef. Learners will use craft skills to transform household materials into...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this three-part activity, learners conduct simple experiments to see how light refracts and reflects, and how colors of light affect what we see. Use these activities together or individually to...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, pairs of learners will create two make-believe dig sites by burying chicken bones in plaster of Paris--a powder that hardens when wet. Then, learners try to excavate (dig out)...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    In this experiment, learners work in pairs to create two gloves -- one that contains a layer of shortening (blubber) inside, and one that doesn't. By putting both glove-covered hands in a...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Albert Einstein proved that space bends around anything that has mass. This activity uses Jell-O's ability to bend around objects as a model for space bending around planets and stars. The...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes

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