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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners simulate the process of DNA fingerprinting by using electricity to separate colored dyes. Learners use simple materials to assemble a comb (electrophoresis chamber) to...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners explore dinosaurs and fossils by creating a diorama. First, learners are introduced to an amazing artist and dinosaur educator in the book "The Dinosaurs of...

    Over $20 per group Ages 4 - 8 1 to 2 hours
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    In this design-based lesson, learners study flood dynamics as they modify a riverbed with blockages or levees to simulate real-world scenarios. Learners will learn about floodplains, consider...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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    Groups of learners are provided with a generic car base and an egg. Their mission: design a device/enclosure to protect the egg on or in the car as it rolls down a ramp with increasing slopes....

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity, learners construct a model of DNA to better understand the structure of DNA and protein synthesis. First, learners follow simple instructions and an instructor's...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    4-H
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    In this ecology activity, learners make a model water-based ecosystem called a terraqua column. The column (in a large soda bottle) includes pond water, duckweed, sand or gravel, and small snails....

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    4-H
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    In this activity, learners observe and describe the physical and behavioral characteristics of insects, including crickets. Learners build a cricket house, hear the book "I'm as Quick as...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build handheld rockets and launchers out of PVC pipes and plastic bottles. Use this activity to demonstrate acceleration, air pressure, and Newton's Laws of Motion....

    Over $20 per student Ages 6 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    My Science Box
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    In this activity, learners solidify their conceptualization of cells by building a model of a cell in a ziplock bag. The three-dimensional nature of cells comes to life as learners use everyday...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore rocketry and the principals of space flight. Learners work in teams with adult supervision and construct and launch a rocket from a soda bottle and everyday...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours

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