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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners use a toaster to generate wind and compare the appliance's heat source to Jupiter's own hot interior. Learners discover that convection drives wind on Jupiter...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    This is a classic exercise for visualizing the scale of the Solar System. Both the relative size and spacing of the planets are demonstrated in this outdoor exercise, using a mere peppercorn to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners observe the water cycle in action! Water vapor in a tumbler condenses on chilled aluminum foil — producing the liquid form of water familiar to us as rain and dew....

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    In this activity (on page 5 of PDF), learners use dry ice and household materials to make scientifically accurate models of comets. Learners will investigate the ingredients in comets and how...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    NASA
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    Use this model to demonstrate the goal of NASA's Kepler Mission: to find extrasolar planets through the transit method. The model uses legos to represent the planet system, a light to...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this demonstration, learners compare the relative sizes and masses of scale models of the planets as represented by fruits and other foods. Learners dunk the "planets" in water to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners explore how distance can affect the way we perceive the size of an object. It also introduces learners to solar eclipses as well as the Sun and Moon's sizes and...

    free Ages 4 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    In this activity, learners use a simple 3D model to discover why the Moon has phases. This activity is a very rewarding "ah-ha!" moment for learners since it helps to correct one of the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    This demonstration activity models how Venus appears from Earth. This activity will help learners see why Venus appears to us sometimes as the "morning star" and sometimes as the "...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this space science activity, learners explore transits and the conditions when a transit may be seen. Learners use models to investigate how a planet's size and distance from its star...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes

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