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    In this yummy activity about soil (page 9 of PDF), learners will create layers of soil using food. They will learn about the composition and role of each layer. Though this was created as a post...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this astronomy activity, learners create a model of the solar system using beads and string. The activity gives learners a clear idea of the immense scale of the solar system and the relative...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this geology activity (page 3 of the PDF), learners simulate an earthquake with little more than an elastic band and drinking straws. Learners see firsthand how an earthquake gets its...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 14 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this earth science activity (page 14 of the PDF), learners use layers of closed-cell foam to create their own model of the mid-ocean ridge in order to simulate seafloor spreading. Although this...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this weather activity (page 1 of the PDF), learners will construct their very own anemometer to measure wind speed. Although this activity was designed to be used after a museum workshop about...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this engineering activity, learners test the stability of towers they build out of cups, discovering that structures with more mass in the base are more stable.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this environmental science activity (page 3 of the PDF), leaners will identify and explain the causes of erosion. They will observe the effects of erosion on the surrounding area and further...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 7 days
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    In this biology activity (page 5 of the PDF), learners use yarn and sticky labels to build a model of a DNA strand. They discover that DNA is very long, very skinny, and packs well into cells. They...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this environmental education demonstration (page 6 of the PDF), learners will see a tangible representation of the scarcity of soil resources on earth. They will gain perspective on the ways in...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this yummy earth science activity (page 5 of the PDF), learners use fudge to learn about different kinds of lava. Cooking and cooling the fudge in different ways simulate the formation of two...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes

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