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    Learners trace, cut out and fly a boomerang, outdoors or in a large indoor space. Boomerangs are believed to have originated among the Aborigines of Australia, so this activity could be used in...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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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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    Learners discover that soap can be used to power a boat. Learners make a simple, flat boat model, put it in water, and then add a drop of detergent at the back of the boat. The soap changes the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners cut and fold a paper helicopter from the template in this PDF. They practice twirling the helicopter and observe what happens as they modify their tries. The modifications can include...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this simulation, learners explore how ocean currents spread all kinds of pollution—including oil spills, sewage, pesticides and factory waste—far beyond where the pollution originates. Learners...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use candy pieces and a cookie to make an accurate model of the Sun they can eat. Parts of the delicious model include solar granules, sunspots, and solar prominences....

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners make a model of a one-way heart valve to investigate how a heart controls the direction of blood flow. Learners will use a balloon or a disposable glove fingertip to...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Most people break at least two bones in their lifetime. In this activity, learners will use celery stalks to model the many ways that bones can fracture. Learners will investigate different ways...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Although we may not admit it, all humans fart or pass some gas. In this activity, learners make their own model to mimic food passing through intestines and discover what releases gas. Learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Most of the time, we don't have to think about breathing. In fact, you're probably breathing right now without thinking about it! In this activity, learners will make their own model of a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes

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