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    In this activity, learners watch a figure "magically" float up through the air. Learners use 2 straws, a cup, rubber band, pipe cleaner, and piece of buoyant material to make a simple...

    Ages 6 - 14
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    In this activity, learners construct a traditional handicraft toy that illustrates a motion commonly associated with violins and earthquakes. This motion has a certain frequency and stays at the...

    Ages 6 - 11
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    In this activity, learners explore sound by constructing their very own banjo out of a coffee can. Learners experiment with the canjo to change the instrument's pitch and timbre.

    Ages 6 - 18
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    In this activity, learners use common household items to build musical instruments. This lesson guide includes step-by-step instructions for building five instruments: a torsion drum; buzzer;...

    Ages 6 - 14
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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    In this activity (located on page 5 of PDF), learners work in groups to create dig sites for display. Learners arrange dry, uncooked pasta "bones" to resemble dinosaur fossils on a foam...

    Ages 6 - 11
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners compare the ways of life of Plains Native Americans who hunted and moved frequently to follow the buffalo herds, and Native Americans who farmed and lived in more...

    Ages 4 - 11
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity (on pages 11-14 of PDF), learners cut out pictures from magazines of foods that help make bones strong and glue the pictures to a paper bone. The lesson plan includes information...

    Ages 4 - 11
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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...

    Ages 6 - adult
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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners explore the possibilities of clay as a natural material. At three stations, learners create sculptures, use natural items such as small pebbles, twigs, and pinecones to...

    Ages 4 - 11
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    In this activity, learners explore sound by constructing tube zithers, stringed instruments from Southeast Asia and the South Pacific. Use this activity to demonstrate principles of sound including...

    Ages 6 - 18

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