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    In this "Sid the Science Kid" activity, learners explore the effects of decay by comparing and contrasting something (an old pumpkin) that's decayed with the same thing before it...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners create a garden in a disposable glove. They learn about the conditions necessary to make the seeds sprout and actively participate in caring for their plants. Learners...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 4 weeks
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    Educational Development Center, Inc.
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    In this indepth hands-on activity, learners build a structure that allows them to observe the growth of roots and the correlation between root growth and stem extension. Because no dirt is used in...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    The purpose of this plant biotechnology activity is to demonstrate the effect of changes in the environment on the growth and fertility of landscape grasses and crop grasses such as wheat and rice....

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners make their own organic-rich soil. Depending on where this activity is done, learners will probably discover that their local soil is low in organic matter. Then...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
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    Learners design their own experiment to determine conditions that either help or hinder the decomposition of carrots by soil microbes. They place carrots in plastic bags filled with soil (with or...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor, sunny day activity, learners experiment with paper leaf models to discover how some desert plants conserve water. Learners explore adaptations of various desert plants such as waxy...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners use artificial bees and paper models of flowers to find out how bees transfer pollen from one flower to another. Background information discusses bees and other...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity, learners perform an experiment to find out what determines a flower's color. Learners extract petal juice, use acid and base indicators, and observe chemical reactions to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    4-H
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    In this plant science activity, learners conduct four experiments to observe how plants respond to sunlight and gravity. Learners record their observations on a data table for five days to note...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days

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