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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This fun hands-on astronomy activity uses a variety of simple props to help learners understand why they see what they see in a telescope. They will learn about how the eye works, how to use the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this engineering activity (page 3 of PDF), young learners investigate how a pole can be made stable by “planting” its base in the ground or adding supports to the base. First, learners observe...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 30 to 45 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor, nighttime activity, learners gather around a brightly lit, white surface and study the behavior of nocturnal animals attracted to the light, particularly night fliers. Learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Kohl Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners investigate how different materials repel or absorb water. Learners use spray bottles to explore how everyday items like sponges, cardboard, feathers, etc. respond to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 30 to 45 minutes
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    NASA
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    This activity (on pages 10-12 of the PDF) encourages learners to consider what makes living things different from non-living things. Learners discuss a pre-selected pair of objects, one living and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Association of Zoos and Aquariums
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    This is an activity where learners will discover what types and how many insects live in their own backyard. Learners will shake a shrub and note how many insects fall out, discovering many...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Association of Zoos and Aquariums
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    This is an activity about discovering the colors and beauty of nature. Learners will spend time outdoors, matching paint chip samples, colored paper, or colors of clothing to those found in nature....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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