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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners explore the "nuts and bolts" of gene chips. Learners construct a simple model of a DNA microarray (also known as gene chips) and learn how microarrays can be...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    In this genetics activity, learners create and decode a “DNA recipe” for a dog by randomly selecting strips of paper that represent DNA. Then, learners decode the DNA recipe to reveal the physical...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this three-part activity, learners use food to determine the effects of wind, sandblasting and water on regolith (dust) formation and deposition on Earth. Then, learners simulate regolith...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners make a refrigerator that works without electricity. The pot-in-pot refrigerator works by evaporation: a layer of sand is placed between two terra cotta pots and thoroughly soaked with...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners build models of sinkholes to gain an intuitive knowledge of their physical aspects. They construct a model of the geology of a sinkhole in a terrarium using sugar and sand to represent the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners build a filter from old soda bottles and dirt. They create polluted water, and pour it through their filter to clean it. Leaners discover earth materials such as sand and dirt can be used...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This lesson (on pages 15-24 of PDF) explores how sound is caused by vibrating objects. It explains that we hear by feeling vibrations passing through the air. Learners take part in several...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity, learners "go fishing," then practice ruler use and size/pattern comparison with the animals they catch.

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
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    My Science Box
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    In this activity, learners investigate variations in human traits. This allows learners' natural curiosity about their identity to draw them into the study of heredity. Learners can...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    Great Science for Girls
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    In this activity (page 4), learners work in groups to plan and build large structures using recyclable materials they have brought from home. The lesson plan includes questions to ask learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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