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    The Exploratorium
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    In this seismic simulation, learners play a "who-dunnit" game to explore earthquakes. Learners act as the source, carriers, and detectors of earthquake waves, while the group determines...

    free Ages 11 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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    In this activity, learners explore the concept of density-driven currents (thermohaline circulation) and how these currents are affected by climate change. Learners use colored ice cubes, water,...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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    In this activity, learners construct a coastal landmass from sand and add features such as tidal creeks and barrier islands. Learners then add varying amounts of water to observe the effects of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this two-part outdoor activity, learners conduct a population census of squirting clams on a beach or mudflat, and investigate the clams' natural history. During the Clam Hooping activity,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity/field trip, learners investigate organisms that live along the ocean's rocky coast. Learners add bare rocks to an intertidal zone, and over the course of 6-8 weeks...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 12 months
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor, beach activity, learners use tennis balls, water balloons and other simple devices to investigate the movement of waves and currents off a sandy beach. This activity should be done...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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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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    Princeton University
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    This game introduces learners to the scale of the greenhouse gas problem, plus technologies that already exist to dramatically reduce our carbon emissions and prevent climate change. Players pick...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 14 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
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    In this field study, learners discover how to collect data in the field and how their efforts can help certain animals, specifically, amphibians. The field study allows learners to go into the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners observe mixtures of sand samples glued to note cards, and consider how sand can differ in size, shape, and color, and where it comes from. The goal is to help learners...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes

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