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    Using recycled materials, learners will design a transportation vehicle to carry an egg in an egg toss (a rudimentary model of a shock absorbent transport vessel). Learners will consider how their...

    Ages 8 - adult
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    NASA
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    Through a series of simple body movements, learners gain insight into the relationship between time and astronomical motions of Earth (rotation about its axis, and orbit around the Sun), and also...

    Ages 11 - adult
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this seismic simulation, learners play a "who-dunnit" game to explore earthquakes. Learners act as the source, carriers, and detectors of earthquake waves, while the group determines...

    Ages 11 - adult
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this two-part outdoor activity, learners conduct a population census of squirting clams on a beach or mudflat, and investigate the clams' natural history. During the Clam Hooping activity,...

    Ages 8 - adult
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    In this activity, learners survey living organisms near where they live or go to school, and create a local field guide. Learners discover the value of conducting long-term observations of an...

    Ages 6 - adult
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    National Optical Astronomy Observatory
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    This is a classic exercise for visualizing the scale of the Solar System. Both the relative size and spacing of the planets are demonstrated in this outdoor exercise, using a mere peppercorn to...

    Ages 6 - adult
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners participate in several full-body interactive games to model the process of self-assembly in nature and nanotechnology. Through these activities learners assemble into a...

    Ages 4 - adult
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners cut through and investigate rotten logs and then make log-profile puzzles for each other. Learners cut through the limb to expose a vertical profile, study the...

    Ages 8 - adult
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    In this game, learners explore the different sizes of things in the world. In this Twister-like game, learners must place a hand or foot on a circle of the right scale - macro, micro, or nano. This...

    Ages 4 - adult
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    The Exploratorium
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    This trick from Exploratorium physicist Paul Doherty lets you add together the bounces of two balls and send one ball flying. When we tried this trick on the Exploratorium's exhibit floor, we...

    Ages 11 - adult

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