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    In this lesson that includes hands-on activities and demonstrations, learners discover that it is the tilt of the Earth's axis (not its proximity to the sun) that causes the seasons. Learners...

    free Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners investigate why the Sun and Moon appear the same size in the sky even though the Sun is over 400 times larger in diameter. Learners use discs of different sizes and view them from at least...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this online activity, learners see simulations of how processes shape the Earth, and see estimates of how long these processes take. Learners see a before picture and after picture and need to...

    free Ages 8 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Learners model the Sun-Earth-Moon system to show what causes the Moon's appearance to change when viewed from the Earth. One learner acts as the Earth, and holds a model of the Moon arm's...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners draw comic-style pictures to show the water cycle. From a starting picture, one learner draws what happens to the water in the next panel, then passes the comic strip to another learner....

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    A group of learners models the Sun shining on the Earth. By rotating the Earth, they demonstrate how the Sun only shines on a portion of the Earth at a time. Learners understand why there are...

    free Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners model the ocean currents that carry hot water from the tropics to northern latitudes. By placing small containers of hot and cold water inside a larger container of cold water, learners...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners build 3D representations of constellations, which show not just the position of the stars as seen from Earth but also their relative distance from Earth. When learners view the...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this game, learners are volcanoes that must complete several steps to erupt. Starting at home plate, learners draw cards until they have enough points to move to first base. This process repeats...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners cut out pictures of continents and attempt to put them together to form Pangaea, the supercontinent present on the Earth approximately 300 million years ago. Learners can model continental...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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