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    NOAA
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    In this activity (on page 7), learners explore the meaning of a "carbon sink." Using simple props, learners and/or an educator demonstrate how plants act as carbon sinks and how...

    free Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this quick and easy activity and/or demonstration, learners use two empty 2-liter bottles and hot tap water to illustrate the effect of heat on pressure. Learners will be surprised to see what...

    free Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    Use this hands-on activity to demonstrate infrared and thermal radiation. Learners will cover their eyes or wear blindfolds and then move their hands to sense the infrared heat coming from a...

    free Ages 8 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    New England Aquarium
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    In this activity, learners explore how salt water freezes in comparison to fresh water. Use this experiment to consider how pond animals survive cold winters in comparison to animals that live in...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    EPA
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    In this activity, learners investigate how increased carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the burning of fossil fuels is changing the acidity (pH) of the ocean and affecting coral reefs and other...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    New England Aquarium
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    In this activity, learners make a model of the hot water of a deep sea vent in the cold water of the ocean to learn about one of the ocean's most amazing and bizarre underwater habitats. This...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Institute of Physics
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    In this demonstration, learners observe the effects of density and pressure. A "diver" constructed out of a piece of straw and Blu-Tack will bob inside a bottle filled with water. This...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
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    In this activity, learners explore the concept of permeability to better understand why amphibians are extremely sensitive to pollution. Learners soak one regular hard-boiled egg and one peeled...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    In this activity related to plant biotechnology, learners transform a strain of E. coli using green fluorescent protein from a bioluminescent jellies. This lab will help learners understand...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 1 to 7 days
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    University of Washington
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    In this activity (6th on the page), learners investigate how photoreceptors in the eye (rods and cones) "adapt" to low light conditions. Learners sort similar bottle caps in a well-lit...

    free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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