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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    This activity (on pages 24-29) combines science and art to introduce learners to how different animal pollinators spread pollen from one plant to another, and how certain shapes, colors, and smells...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners create a traditional Mexican noisemaker (a matraca) using cardboard, craft sticks, and a wooden dowel. Use this activity to introduce learners to musical instruments,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Learners use shop tools and various materials to construct a magnetic spinner and a compass. Learners blow on the spinner directly or through a straw, and will be amazed as it continues to spin,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Aquarium of the Bay
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    In this activity (page 5 of pdf), learners explore the relationships between the shape and structure of a shark's teeth and the food it eats, and then create their own shark tooth from clay. A...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity on page 5 of the PDF, learners use chromatography to separate and identify pigments within various leaves. Learners soak leaf pieces in warmed rubbing alcohol and then dip coffee...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this engineering/design/arts and crafts activity, learners design and build "platforms" or "bridges" that can hold weight, and test which glue makes the strongest structure....

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    This activity (on pages 13-18) has learners build a model tree and then figure out how to make their tree stand up by itself. This illustrates how the tall rain forest trees adapt to support a huge...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Iridescent
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    In this engineering design challenge, learners animate a facial expression and make a machine (zoetrope) that plays the animation back. As learners work their way through the design process, they...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this experience, learners use the internet to research physical details about Chihuly's Fireworks of Glass "Tower" and "Ceiling" and consider the decisions Chihuly had...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build a figure that moves and "comes to life" when they pull its string. This engineering activity introduces learners to simple machines, specifically levers,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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