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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners drop impactors onto layers of graham crackers! The process models how impacts throughout the Moon's history have broken rocks down into a mixture of dust, rocks, and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    In this activity (on page 5 of PDF), learners use dry ice and household materials to make scientifically accurate models of comets. Learners will investigate the ingredients in comets and how...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In some parts of the world, lakes freeze during winter. In this activity learners will explore water’s unique properties of freezing and melting, and how these relate to density and temperature....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners model the gravitational fields of planets on a flexible surface. Learners place and move balls of different sizes and densities on a plastic sheet to develop a mental...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners mimic remote sensing. Learners use a stick to measure the distance to a "planet surface" they cannot see, and create their own map of the landscape. Use this...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners perform 20 arm curls with cans that simulate the weight of beans on Earth versus the weights of the same number of beans on the Moon and in space. Learners explore what...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    New Jersey Department of Education
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    Did you know that the water we use today is the same water found on Earth millions of years ago? The Earth constantly uses and recycles water in a process called the water cycle. In this lesson,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners discuss how life is defined and conduct a simple experiment, looking for signs of life in three different “soil” samples. The experiment introduces learners to the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Plants need nutrients to grow. This is why we apply fertilizers to grass and food crops. In this activity, learners will explore how fertilizers can affect lakes and other bodies of water. Learners...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 4 weeks
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    In this activity, learners simulate what happens to a human spine in space by making Sponge Spool Spines (alternating sponge pieces and spools threaded on a pipe cleaner). This represents a human...

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

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