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    In this activity, learners explore how pens have been engineered and re-engineered over time. Learners work as a team to develop a working pen out of everyday items. They sketch their plans,...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners simulate what happens to a human spine in space by making Sponge Spool Spines (alternating sponge pieces and spools threaded on a pipe cleaner). This represents a human...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, pairs of learners model how scientists use craters to determine the ages of lunar surfaces. One partner keeps time while the other creates a painting for the other to interpret....

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this activity, learners investigate color vision as well as plan and conduct their own experiments. In "CLASS EXPERIMENT," learners discover that afterimages occur because of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore how the process of folding has impacts on engineering and is evident in nature. Learners consider many applications of folding such as parachutes, wings in a...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Kites) is a full inquiry investigation into how a kite’s shape affects its performance. Groups of learners will select or construct...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    New Jersey Department of Education
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    Learners explore capillary action in plants (such as plants ability to move water from roots to leaves) in an investigation called Paper Blooms. Placing paper flowers in water mixed with food...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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    In this activity, learners make their own bug boxes and test the habitat preference of selected "minibeasts" (bugs). Activity is broken down into two sessions because the boxes are fixed...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners use artificial bees and paper models of flowers to find out how bees transfer pollen from one flower to another. Background information discusses bees and other...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Rabbits), learners will visit a zoo, aquarium, or pet store to view a variety of fish. Learners sketch the different body types as well...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes

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