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    This is an activity about dinosaurs, fossils, and the work of paleontologists. Learners use hand tools (paint brushes, scoops, and sifters) to unearth fossil specimens in tubs of birdseed. This...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    This activity is on page 3 (continued on page 2) of the pdf, part of the Simple Machines Discovery Box. In this fun activity, learners "create" a complex machine by simulating the parts...

    free Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners will model the mechanical weathering and erosion of rocks in a stream or river. Learners put "stones" made of plaster of paris into a plastic container filled...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this chemistry demonstration, acid rain is simulated in a petri dish. Sodium sulfite (NaSO3) and hydrochloric acid (HCl) are mixed to create sulfur dioxide gas (SO2), which is a common byproduct...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    This online activity lets learners create a flipbook of a dancing stick figure. Learners choose from a dozen different dance moves, and put them in any sequence they wish, including repeating moves...

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this experiment, learners design and build a model room in a shoebox and furnish it with tiny furniture. Then, learners put the room on a simple earthquake simulator to see what happens to the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, one person "programs" the other like a robot to move through a space, trying to get them to avoid obstacles and reach a goal. The idea is that computers and robots are...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    This simulated balance beam illustrates binary mathematics. You have a set of weights and the goal is to match an unknown weight, but you only have weights that have mass 1, 2, 4, 8, and 16. You...

    free Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    This game plays a dozen different sounds, altered to simulate what they would sound like if you had hearing loss. You try to identify which sound is which, trying to overcome the challenge of the...

    free Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, early learners simulate fossil prints in play dough or clay. Using plastic dinosaur feet to make footprints on their “mud” (much as dinosaurs walked around their habitat) and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes

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