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    In this activity, learners observe what happens when yeast cells are provided with a source of food (sugar). Red cabbage "juice" will serve as an indicator for the presence of carbon...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor, nighttime activity, learners gather around a brightly lit, white surface and study the behavior of nocturnal animals attracted to the light, particularly night fliers. Learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity, learners build penetrometers to test leaf toughness. Biologists measure leaf toughness to study the feeding preferences of insects and bugs.

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    This is a fun activity about the power of the Sun and the importance of using sunscreen to protect your sensitive skin from its rays. Learners will hang apple rings in the Sun and monitor changes...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 11 4 to 24 hours
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners develop an understanding of air pressure in two different activities. They model the magnitude of air pressure as gravitational force per unit area, and they use cookie wafers to model how...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners perform an experiment to learn about how different types of marine debris degrade and how weather and sunlight affect the rate of degradation. Learners discover that...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 12 months
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    COSI
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    In this environmental science activity (page 4 of the PDF), learners use vinegar and chalk to observe the effect of acid rain on various building materials and plant life. Learners will explore how...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    BioEd
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    In this activity, learners compare and contrast their own skin (including the area covered) with that of an orange. This activity helps learners understand that skin is a vital part of the body and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    This hands-on experiment will provide learners with an understanding of the issues that surround environmental cleanup. Learners will create their own oil spill, try different methods for cleaning...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 9-14), learners dissect a real flower -- the kind of work botanists do. Learners discover where to find pollen, and learn about other flower parts including petals,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes

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