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    In this activity (located on page 7 of PDF), learners explore how Silly Putty was first invented and then attempt to make a batch of their own. Learners experiment by mixing liquid laundry starch...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners make mobiles to explore the concepts of balance, counterbalance, weight, and counterweight. Learners are encouraged to work in groups or with their families to create...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity (located on page 9 of the PDF), learners are introduced to Aesop's fable, "The Crow and the Pitcher." In the story, a clever crow drops pebbles into a pitcher to...

    free Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity (located on page 10 of the PDF), learners explore the properties of spraying and dripping water, while making art. Learners discover that they can use various tools to create...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity (located on page 4 of PDF), learners gain insight into the actual size of dinosaurs and practice making estimations and measurements. Learners measure the lengths of various...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity (located on page 2 of PDF), learners explore alternative uses of a simple paper cup, dubbed a "mystery item." Learners act as detectives and explore the properties and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    This great "re-use it" activity will demonstrate how to transform a greeting card into a box. Once constructed, the box can have many uses like holding special notes or keepsakes. This...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    This activity (located on page 8 of the PDF) introduces learners to the concept of Non-point Source Pollution--what happens when rain washes garbage and other pollutants into rivers and lakes....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes

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