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    The California Study, Inc.
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    In this activity, learners explore how various energy sources can be used to cause a turbine to rotate. Learners will construct a turbine that is not strong enough to operate an electrical...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    NASA
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    In this activity about the solar system, learners use various light sources to examine ice with different components to understand how NASA studies planets and moons from space. This detailed...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    University of California Museum of Paleontology
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    Learners manipulate opaque, sealed boxes and attempt to determine their interior structures. Each box contains a moving ball and one or more fixed barriers. Use this activity to introduce students...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    This activity (located on page 2 of PDF) introduces learners to the real size of animals using nonstandard measurement. Learners use Unifix cubes and yarn lengths to measure a variety of animals ...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners identify the relationship between the number of sides in a regular polygon and the number of struts needed to make each polygon rigid. Learners build polygons using...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this engineering activity, learners design their own board games. Learners brainstorm the various components of board games, conduct research using well-known games, and then design and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    My Science Box
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    What does it mean to be alive? Is a cactus alive? Is a seed alive? Is the air we breathe alive? What are the necessary characteristics? To hook learners into the question, they are introduced to ...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    This modeling activity allows learners to discover for themselves what Mendel uncovered in his famous pea experiments. By modeling Mendel's pea experiments, learners will form their own...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity, learners will examine a variety of seeds, describe them, and determine how they are dispersed. Learners will investigate seed dispersal mechanisms by creating and testing a wind...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    4-H
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    In this plant science activity, learners role play as vegetables and weeds competing for nutrients. The object of the game is for the weeds and vegetables to gather as many colored squares as they...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes