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    National Optical Astronomy Observatory
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    This is a classic exercise for visualizing the scale of the Solar System. Both the relative size and spacing of the planets are demonstrated in this outdoor exercise, using a mere peppercorn to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this space science activity, learners work together to create a human-powered orrery to model the movements of the four inner planets. Learners assist in setting up this moving model of the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners help create and then navigate an outdoor course of the traditional "planets" (including dwarf planet Pluto), which are represented by small common objects. By...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 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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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners perform 20 arm curls with cans that simulate the weight of beans on Earth versus the weights of the same number of beans on the Moon and in space. Learners explore what...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners use only their senses to to find the extremes of several environmental variables or physical factors: wind, temperature, light, slope and moisture. Learners also...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    NASA
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    By tossing, collecting, and sorting beanbags, learners understand how the IBEX spacecraft uses its sensors to detect and map the locations of particle types in the interstellar boundary. Learners...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners visit the intertidal zone of a rocky coastal site well populated with marine organisms. During a low tide, when many organisms are not covered by water, learners...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    WGBH
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    This activity guide features three related explorations to help learners ages 3-6 investigate shadows via the following science concepts: A shadow is made when an object blocks the light; you can...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 45 to 60 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners construct a simple air pressure launcher for paper rockets. Learners stomp or jump on an empty 2-liter bottle and force the air inside through connected plastic pipes to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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