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    Learners make a mobile model of a carbon atom using clay, wire, and pipe cleaners. Learners will use the periodic table as a guide and explore how atoms are made up of a nucleus of protons and...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this experiment, learners examine how pressure affects water flow. In small groups, learners work with water and a soda bottle, and then relate their findings to pressure in the deep ocean. The...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this experiment, learners float colored ice cubes in hot and cold water. They compare the behavior of the melting ice cubes to understand how temperature is related to ocean currents and how...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this experiment using sprigs of Elodea, learners will observe a natural process that removes carbon dioxide (CO2) from Earth's atmosphere. This process is a part of the carbon cycle and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Albert Einstein proved that space bends around anything that has mass. This activity uses Jell-O's ability to bend around objects as a model for space bending around planets and stars. The...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Learners test their "light-smarts" by playing a game called "Light Quest!" The game board represents an atom and each player represents an electron that has been bumped into the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Using simple, inexpensive items, learners build and test submarine models. They gain insight into the engineering that's required to make these machines ascend, descend, and hover safely in...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Coins are everyday objects which tell a lot about the people who use them. In this activity, learners create their own piece of history by drawing and creating a coin that symbolizes something...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners create their own piece of history by decorating, shattering, and piecing together a flowerpot "artifact". Use this activity to introduce learners to archaeology and how...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Learners create three solutions with different levels of salinity. They compare the density of these solutions by coloring them and layering them in a clear plastic cup and in a soda bottle....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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