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    BioEd
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    In this activity, learners compare and contrast their own skin (including the area covered) with that of an orange. This activity helps learners understand that skin is a vital part of the body and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity, learners develop an understanding of cylinders and volume as they compare two sizes of popcorn buckets.

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners shrink the scale of the vast solar system to the size of their neighborhood. Learners are challenged to consider not only the traditional "planets," but also...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Utah Education Network
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    In this math lesson, learners rotate through six estimating and measuring centers. First, learners read the book, "Room for Ripley" by Stuart J. Murphy, as an introduction to measurement...

    free Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners identify and compare unit costs of given items. Learners use computation skills, problem solving and number sense to find the cost of an ounce of cereal. Learners...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this demonstration, learners compare the relative sizes and masses of scale models of the planets as represented by fruits and other foods. Learners dunk the "planets" in water to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build edible models of Jupiter and Earth to compare their sizes and illustrate the planets' internal layers. Learners discuss how the Juno mission will infer details...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners work in groups to design a parachute out of household items that keeps an egg secure when dropped from a certain height. Learners must follow a certain number of design...

    free Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Kansas
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    In this activity, learners use two different techniques to estimate how many little things fit into one bigger thing. Learners estimate the number of peas that will fit into something the size of a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this nutrition activity, learners explore food labels and consider the nutritional value of foods. Learners also explore units of measurement commonly used on food labels. Learners will be...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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