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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity, learners develop an understanding of cylinders and volume as they compare two sizes of popcorn buckets.

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners use slices of bread and geoboards to explore several ways to divide a rectangle in half. Learners also identify equivalent fractions that represent one-half.

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    This math challenge, played with two players or a whole group, engages your problem solving skills. Remove pieces of fruit from the fruit bowl, trying to find a strategy to be the person to take...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners use their senses to collect information about a fruit and record their findings in a Science Journal. Learners use science words to describe the fruit, ask or write...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners observe how salinity affects the freezing point of water by making and enjoying ice cream. Pairs of learners will combine ingredients in a plastic bag and then add...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    California Academy of Sciences
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    In this craft activity, learners will recognize, name, and compare the fractions 1/2, 1/4, and 1/8 by constructing a penguin out of portions of paper circles. This detailed lesson plan includes key...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    National Optical Astronomy Observatory
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    This is a classic exercise for visualizing the scale of the Solar System. Both the relative size and spacing of the planets are demonstrated in this outdoor exercise, using a mere peppercorn to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Geographic Society
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    Learners work as a group to create a map of their community. They use pasta to represent people, and glue the pasta on their maps to show areas of large population. This is a good activity to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 8 30 to 45 minutes
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity (page 32 of PDF), learners investigate the nutritional needs of healthy bones and muscles. Learners make a list of their diet from the past 24 hours, sort what they ate by food...

    free Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity about human anatomy (page 20 of PDF), learners investigate the structure of muscles by comparing yarn and cooked meat. Learners will record their observations in a data table and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes

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