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    University of Washington
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    In this activity, learners investigate the olfactory system by conducting several experiments. In "CLASS EXPERIMENT," learners find that the ability to detect an odor decreases with...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this activity, learners investigate why apples turn brown. Learners discover that lemon juice interferes with the reaction that causes the browning.

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 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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    In this activity, learners create a "Jam Jar Jet" based on Francois Reynst's discovery of a pulsejet engine, which uses one opening for both air intake and exhaust. Learners will be...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 14 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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    In this activity, learners demonstrate the effects of cold-working (strain-hardening) and annealing. Learners discover that these processes change the load that a wire can support. Safety notes:...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    The University of Texas McDonald Observatory
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    In this activity, learners make an equatorial sundial, which is simple to construct and teaches fundamental astronomical concepts. Learners use the provided template and a straw to build the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
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    Learners use engineering design principles to construct and test a fully solar-powered car. Solar car kits usually include a photovoltaic cell and motor; some include a chassis as well. Encourage...

    Over $20 per student Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    University of Washington
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    In this activity, learners investigate the sense of hearing and plan and conduct their own experiments. In "CLASS EXPERIMENT," learners discover how we are able to judge where a sound is...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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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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    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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    This activity uses LEGO® bricks to represent atoms bonding into molecules and crystals. The lesson plan is for a 2.5 hour workshop (or four 45-minute classes). There is a "wet lab"...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 2 to 4 hours

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