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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Learners trace, cut out and fly a boomerang, outdoors or in a large indoor space. Boomerangs are believed to have originated among the Aborigines of Australia, so this activity could be used in...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity lets learners make 3-dimensional models of the Earth and Moon. Using the Sun's light, learners will discover that the Moon rotates in the same...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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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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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity (on the left side of page 5, continued on the right side of page 4 of the PDF), learners make models of colorful butterflies. The butterflies are made from pipe cleaners and either...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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    In this activity, learners create an origami model of DNA, demonstrating its double helix structure. Two templates are available as PDFs: a standard template with the base pairs already colored or...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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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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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners use art supplies to build models of insects, both real or imagined. They learn that Insects have three body parts and six legs, along with wings,...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this activity, learners construct a playable kazoo from inexpensive materials. They will experience how vibration creates sound waves and music. Changing the materials their kazoo is made of,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners create three-dimensional shapes by making some origami models of simple boxes and containers. Then, learners draw these shapes to explore how three-dimensional shapes can...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity (on page 8), learners model how marble statues and buildings are affected by acid rain. Antacid tablets made with calcium carbonate are used to represent marble (also made from...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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