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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    This is an online simulation of how sound changes due to environment. How does place--like a cave, a pier, or a forest--affect certain sounds? Move the sound pieces around and change the location...

    free Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    This is a virtual representation of a sound mixer containing pre-looped sounds of animal, insect, and environmental noises. Learners can manipulate the sounds by adjusting the knobs and tuning the...

    free Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this experiment, learners examine the way oil affects bird feathers and test different cleanup methods to find out which works best. Learners answer questions throughout the investigation,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    This is a virtual representation of a sound mixer containing pre-looped sounds of animal, insect, and environmental noises. Learners drag the blocks that represent a sound to the tray to create a...

    free Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    The University of Texas McDonald Observatory
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    In this two-part activity, learners explore the Earth and Sun's positions in relation to the constellations of the ecliptic with a small model. Then they extend to explore the motions of the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    This activity investigates how bark beetles can threaten forests by having learners estimate the number of infected trees from a photo. Learners also think about how pheromones could be used to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    The University of Texas McDonald Observatory
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    In this three part activity, learners explore and experiment with shadows to learn about the Sun's relative motion in the sky. Learners will trace, measure and compare their shadows over time,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    COSI
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    In this activity (page 5 of the PDF), learners will create a food web and explore food sources for different organisms. They will identify relationships between organisms in an ecosystem. Though...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
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    In this activity, learners model the flow of energy from the sun as it enters a photovoltaic cell, moves along a wire and powers a load. The game-like atmosphere engages younger learners and helps...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    4-H
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    In this activity, learners play an active version of freeze tag based on predator/prey relationships. "Prey" players must try to collect three food tokens by moving from the shelter area...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes

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