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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners construct a cereal chain as a model of how proteins are made in the cell. Learners build their chain off of an initial template which represents a single copy of DNA and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners explore a bucket of sand and beach objects. First they sort items using observable characteristics, then they turn hard candy into "candy sand" to model where...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Sciencenter
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    In this activity, learners use gumdrops and toothpicks to model the composition and molecular structure of three greenhouse gases: carbon dioxide (CO2), water vapor (H2O) and methane (CH4)....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this activity, learners explore atoms as the smallest building blocks of matter. With adult help, learners start by dividing play dough in half, over and over again. Then they use a notebook (a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners eat a snack and make a model of the plumbing system of a volcano. By cutting a small hole in the base of a clear cup of gelatin and injecting dye, learners see the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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    In this activity, learners make their own edible DNA double helix out of candy and find out about the shape of DNA. This activity is a fun and tasty way to learn about the basics of DNA structure...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners recreate the lunar phases using the frosting from Oreo® cookies and place the phases in order. Round cream cheese crackers can also be used if cookies are not an option.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this environmental education demonstration (page 6 of the PDF), learners will see a tangible representation of the scarcity of soil resources on earth. They will gain perspective on the ways in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners make edible T. rex teeth (with adult assistance). The treat is a white and dark chocolate covered banana on a stick. The white chocolate represents the tooth and the dark...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    Miami Science Museum
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    In this activity, learners use marshmallows and gum drops to construct seven models of molecules. Learners classify (solid, liquid or gas) and draw diagrams of the molecules. Learners can also...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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