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    Evolution & the Nature of Science Institutes (ENSI)
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    On an imaginary fossil hunt, learners "find" (remove from envelope) paper "fossils" of some unknown creature, only a few at a time. Each time, they attempt to reconstruct the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners use scientific processes to solve a crime. As they get clues, learners must create a hypothesis then adjust that hypothesis as more information is revealed. This activity uses crime...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners are introduced to tree rings by examining a cross section of a tree, also known as a “tree cookie.” They discover how tree age can be determined by studying the rings and...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this two-part activity, learners map a navigation plan to get from Earth to Mars and back. In activity one, learners represent the orbital paths of Earth through dance and dramatic movement. In...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners discover that one way to cool an object in the presence of a heat source is to increase the distance from it or change the angle at which it is faced. Learners perform an...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners find Xi'an, the archaeological area in China where the Terra Cotta Army was discovered, on a map or globe and look more closely at the relationship of the warrior...

    1 cent - $1 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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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 26-33), learners play parasitologists, solving several "mysteries" about people who got sick from various parasites. In teams of four, each member solves one...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    In this genetics meets math activity, learners take inventories of their own easily-observable genetic traits and compare those inventories with other learners in groups. Then, learners make data...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity, learners perform an experiment that models a chromatography-like process called electrophoresis, a process used to analyze DNA. Learners examine coffee filter strips, each dotted...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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