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    In this quick activity, learners observe how wind creates ocean currents. By blowing (through straws) on pepper suspended in water, learners will notice how the pepper moves in a clockwise motion,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    This demonstration/activity helps learners understand why higher elevations are not always warm simply because "hot air rises." Learners use a tire pump to increase the pressure and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this interactive and informative group activity, learners use packages of M&M's to illustrate the difference between weather and climate. Learner work in groups to sort and average the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    This simple hands-on activity demonstrates why the sky appears blue on a sunny day and red during sunrise and sunset. Learners observe as a special "sunset egg" and a white light reveal...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this quick activity, learners observe how the added sugar in a can of soda affects its density and thus, its ability to float in water. Learners explore this phenomenon by testing if two cans of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore the different salinities of various sources of water by taste-testing. Learners will taste water samples with the appropriate amount of salinity representing...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this environmental education demonstration (page 6 of the PDF), learners will see a tangible representation of the scarcity of soil resources on earth. They will gain perspective on the ways in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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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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    In this activity (page 11 of PDF), learners compare the air pressure within a dark and a light bottle both heated by the sun, and discover that solar energy can be collected and stored in many ways...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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