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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Tug O' War) is a full inquiry investigation into tug-of-war physics. Groups of learners will test two tug-of-war strategies. Which...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Climate Change North
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    In this very hands-on lesson, learners will investigate dendrochronology (the study of tree rings to answer ecological questions about the recent past) and come up with conclusions as to what...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    In this activity, learners put on their naturalist hats and explore the world around them. This activity challenges learners to take a close look at local habitats, determine if area animals have...

    free Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    WGBH
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    In this engineering activity, learners will get acquainted with the basics of wind energy and power production by fabricating and testing various blade designs for table-top windmills constructed...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
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    In this field study, learners discover how to collect data in the field and how their efforts can help certain animals, specifically, amphibians. The field study allows learners to go into the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners explore how light and dark colored objects absorb the Sun's radiations at different rates. Learners place one shiny coffee can and one coffee can painted black, each...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF under GPS: Alligator Habitat Activity) is a full inquiry investigation into organisms and the health of their ecosystems. Groups of learners will net and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility
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    In this activity, learners explore the different heating properties of soil and water. Learners measure the temperatures of a bucket of soil and a bucket of water outside on a sunny day after 15...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 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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    This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into bird behaviors. Groups of learners will brainstorm a list of possible behaviors to start, then separate into teams...

    free Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours

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