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    In this ocean engineering activity, learners explore buoyancy and water displacement. Then, learners design models of deep sea divers that are neutrally buoyant.

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into mapping the underground “plumbing” of geysers. Groups of learners will mimic an actual investigation into the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity (located on page 2), learners will construct tiny model geysers out of film canisters, warm water, and antacid seltzer tablets. Thinking about what happens inside the canister to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this quick activity (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: California Fish), learners will build a simple Cartesian Diver in an empty 2-liter bottle. Use this activity to demonstrate the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, (on page 6 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Dinosaurs) learners participate in a hands-on fossil excavation. Groups of learners will receive a shoebox full off sand in which...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Dinosaurs), learners will model how paleontologists estimate the age of fossil discoveries by extracting “fossil” playing cards from...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    This activity (located on page 4 of the PDF under GPS: Baby Dinosaurs Activity) is a full inquiry investigation to determine the age of fossils based on where they are discovered. Groups of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    This activity (on page 3 of the PDF under GPS: Cactus Activity) is a full inquiry investigation into how some desert birds keep their cool. Learners will make four model Saguaro nests out of...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    In this activity (page 2 of PDF under GPS: Cave Swallows Activity), learners will model how caves are formed by placing one piece of chalk in a cup of vinegar and another piece in a cup of water,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this goopy activity (page 2 of PDF under GPS: Glaciers Activity), learners will model glacial movement with “gak,” a white glue and liquid starch mixture. Each fist-sized gob of gak represents a...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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