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    Computer Science Unplugged
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    This activity explores the main algorithms that are used as the basis for searching on computers, using different variations on the game of battleships. This activity demonstrates three search...

    Ages 8 - adult
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this physics activity, learners assemble and/or investigate a pendulum "snake." Several large steel hex-nuts are suspended on strings of successively increasing length to form a series...

    Ages 8 - 18
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    Colorado State University
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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...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners estimate how much water they think can be found in various locations on the Earth in all its states (solid, liquid, and gas) to discover the different water ratios in the...

    Ages 6 - 14
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    NSBRI
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    This is an activity (located on page 131 of the PDF) related to sleep and circadian rhythms as well as space travel. Learners will discover how the light/dark cycle is dictated by the rotation of...

    Ages 8 - 18
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    California Academy of Sciences
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    In this activity, learners practice the steps involved in a scientific investigation while learning why ice formations on land (not those on water) will cause a rise in sea level upon melting. This...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    California Academy of Sciences
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    This creative lesson plan provides a visual way for learners to gain knowledge about the finite amount of fresh water on Earth and encourages the discussion of the various ways to conserve this...

    Ages 6 - 14
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    As a group, learners investigate three packages which are all the same size and shape, but have different contents. One is filled with foam, one is filled with wood, and one is filled with metal....

    Ages 4 - 11
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this demonstration, learners compare the relative sizes and masses of scale models of the planets as represented by fruits and other foods. Learners dunk the "planets" in water to...

    Ages 8 - 14
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners explore how light and dark colored objects absorb the Sun's radiations at different rates. Learners place one shiny coffee can and one coffee can painted black, each...

    Ages 6 - 14

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