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    University of Illinois Extension
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    In this activity, learners investigate soil conditions by creating a soil map. Learners record soil characteristics and compare the conditions of soil in different grid sections. Use this activity...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    New York Hall of Science
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    Investigate a flower's power of marketing by making an imitation flower that successfully signals a bee (or other pollinator of your choice) to visit. Try to determine what characteristics...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this hands-on botany activity, learners sprout vegetables in film canisters. Learners grow nine seeds each of cabbage, radish, and parsley, experimenting with changing one variable (light, water...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 1 to 4 weeks
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners observe the effect of transpiration as water is moved from the ground to the atmosphere. Learners conduct the experiment by placing a large plastic bag over a living limb...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners use squares to figure out how many border tiles are needed to enclose different areas. Learners start by making square ponds and creating a table to help them figure out...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity (on page 1), learners role play as atoms to explore how atoms can be rearranged to make different materials. Learners group together and link arms or hold hands to form chemical...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
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    In this activity, learners identify the reproductive parts of plants and the animal (bee) structures involved in pollination. Learners then use this information to role play or act out the process...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    Discover how the salt in soil affects plant growth with a few seeds, some cotton, and salt. In this hands-on activity, you will plant seeds in 2 different kinds of soil, containing more or less...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 1 to 7 days
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this fun gardening activity, learners discover their soil type. There are three basic soil types: sand, silt, and clay. Using only a jar, water and a bit of water softener, learners will sort...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners plant seeds and watch them sprout and grow inside a CD case. This is a creative way to introduce learners to the process of germination as well as plant anatomy and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 1 to 7 days