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    In this investigation, learners explore the force known as buoyancy by placing various objects into water and observing how they behave (for example, which sink more quickly, which float, how much...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, early learners simulate fossil prints in play dough or clay. Using plastic dinosaur feet to make footprints on their “mud” (much as dinosaurs walked around their habitat) and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners explore water's property of cohesion through two investigations. In Drops on a Penny, they see how many drops of water or other fluids can fit on a penny before the drops run over,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Learners design their own experiment to investigate how pollution diffuses through ground material. This model for leaking underground storage tanks helps learners connect their learning to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this investigation learners explore the differences between, and interdependence of, living and nonliving elements in a water ecosystem. Learners identify biotic (living) and abiotic (nonliving)...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Learners demonstrate how water can distort, refract and magnify light. In an investigation called Underwater Differences, learners do activities including the Broken Pencil, examining how a pencil...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Dinosaurs), learners will model how paleontologists estimate the age of fossil discoveries by extracting “fossil” playing cards from...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity learners explore surface tension. Why are certain objects able to float on the surface of water and how do detergents break the surface tension of water? Included in the lesson...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners measure the diameter of their water balloons, model an impact, measure the diameter of the “crater” area, and determine the ratio of impactor to crater. This activity is...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Over the course of several days, learners explore the property of water that helps plants move water from roots to leaves or gives paper towels the capacity to soak up water. Learners will observe...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days

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