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    California Academy of Sciences
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    In this activity, learners visualize the differences in water density and relate this to the potential consequences of increased glacial melting. This activity can be conducted as a demonstration...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    California Academy of Sciences
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    In this activity, learners practice the steps involved in a scientific investigation while learning why ice formations on land (not those on water) will cause a rise in sea level upon melting. This...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Cornell Center for Materials Research
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    In this activity, learners discover the principles of edible glass by making a supersaturated sugar solution. The goal of this activity is to provide an interesting experiment which learners of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into speed and motion and takes place at a water park. Groups of learners will compare two water slides by measuring each ride’s...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners build scaled-down structures and cantilevers in a series of "building out" challenges with bamboo skewers and tape. In doing so, learners will experience many...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into design optimization. Groups of learners will construct a basic sail car out of a fast-food sandwich container, some wooden...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Audio Boggle is an activity that lets you listen to a track (that you make yourself) and see what you can hear! To make a recording to use for Audio Boggle, you’ll need a microphone, a sound...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into organisms and the health of their ecosystems. Groups of learners will net and count different types of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Discovery Education
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    In this activity, learners use pinecones to create a hygrometer, a device that measures the moisture content of the air. Learners discover that in dry air, pinecones open their scales to disperse...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, pairs of learners will create two make-believe dig sites by burying chicken bones in plaster of Paris--a powder that hardens when wet. Then, learners try to excavate (dig out)...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours

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