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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners model how the Moon's volcanic period reshaped its earlier features. Learners consider that the broad, shallow impact basins--which had formed earlier while it was a ...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners test how cornstarch and glitter in water move when disturbed. Learners compare their observations with videos of Jupiter's and Earth's storm movements. This...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Ocean acidification is a big issue due to the amount of carbon dioxide humans release. CO2 in the atmosphere is absorbed into the ocean thus changing its acidity. The more acidic the ocean becomes,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners act as the Earth and observe how different angles between the Sun, Earth, and Moon affect the phases of the moon we see each month. Learners work in pairs and make...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners measure the diameter of their water balloons, model an impact, measure the diameter of the “crater” area, and determine the ratio of impactor to crater. This activity is...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In "Exploring the Solar System: Mars Rovers," participants learn about how scientists and engineers use robotic rovers and other vehicles to explore distant worlds, and experience some of...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this astronomy activity, learners create a model of the solar system using beads and string. The activity gives learners a clear idea of the immense scale of the solar system and the relative...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    In this activity, learners build a scale model of the solar system using a roll of toilet paper. There are two separate handout versions included for making either a 200-sheet model (85 feet) or a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners predict whether a ball on Earth or a ball on the Moon bounces higher when dropped and why. They simulate the experiment by dropping high- and regular-bounce balls from...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners recreate the lunar phases using the frosting from Oreo® cookies and place the phases in order. Round cream cheese crackers can also be used if cookies are not an option.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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