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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two “astronauts” when they land. Learners follow the engineering design process to design and build a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this edible experiment, learners pour "Magic Shell" chocolate into a glass of cold water. They'll observe as pillow shaped structures form, which resemble lavas on the sea floor.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this three-part activity, learners use food to determine the effects of wind, sandblasting and water on regolith (dust) formation and deposition on Earth. Then, learners simulate regolith...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This simple and engaging astronomy activity explains nuclear fusion and how radiation is generated by stars, using marshmallows as a model. Learners will explore what cosmic radiation is and where...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this activity (25th on the page) about learning and memory, learners explore a training method that animal trainers employ called "shaping." Working in pairs, learners will attempt to ...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    This is an activity about robotics programming. Learners will discover how precise programmers have to be as they instruct a friend to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. This is a great...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Science House
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    In this simulation, learners use M&M™ candy to explore radioactive isotope decay. Learners pour out a bag of candy and count and record the number of candy pieces that have "decayed"...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    IEEE
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    This lesson focuses on how nanotechnology has impacted our society and how engineers have learned to explore the world at the nanoscale. Learners participate in hands-on activities to understand...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Ontario Science Centre
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    In this hands-on activity, learners simulate the crashing and smashing of a meteor impact using household cooking supplies. Learners explore the formation of an impact crater by dropping...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes