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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners work in teams to investigate the composition of unseen materials using a variety of tools. This open-ended engagement activity mimics how scientists discover clues about...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (on page 2 of PDF under GPS: Sea Turtles Activity), learners will model how a sea turtle population changes over time, from eggs to adults, using puffed rice. Learners create a...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    In this hands-on activity, learners track and record the passage of colored "pompom traits" through three generations of gingerbread people. In doing so, learners discover that traits are...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    In this activity, learners are challenged to track and record the passage of colored pom poms (representing genes) through generations of a family using a pedigree. Learners discover that common...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity (on page 1 of the PDF), learners make a "mini-globe" to investigate the causes of day and night on our planet. This is an introductory activity in a guide related to the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Science House
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    In this simulation, learners use M&M™ candy to explore radioactive isotope decay. Learners pour out a bag of candy and count and record the number of candy pieces that have "decayed"...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (page 2 of PDF under GPS: Cave Swallows Activity), learners will model how caves are formed by placing one piece of chalk in a cup of vinegar and another piece in a cup of water,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two “astronauts” when they land. Learners follow the engineering design process to design and build a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this neuroscience activity, learners conduct a simulation to demonstrate how multiple incoming signals influence the action of neurons. This activity will help learners think about how brain...

    free Ages 11 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Computer Science Unplugged
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    In this activity, learners conduct a simulation exercise related to public key encryption and try to intercept a message sent between two learners. This activity works with two learners but is most...

    free Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes

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