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    University of Utah
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    In this laboratory experiment, learners explore how effectively different sunscreens protect yeast cells from damage caused by ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Learners may compare differing SPFs of the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this quick optics activity, learners use a dim point of light (a disassembled Mini MagLite and dowel set-up) to cast a shadow of the blood supply in their retina onto the retina itself. This...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor, warm weather activity, learners use sweepnets to search a grassy area such as a large lawn or field, collecting small animals to find as many different kinds of animals as possible...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    This modeling activity allows learners to discover for themselves what Mendel uncovered in his famous pea experiments. By modeling Mendel's pea experiments, learners will form their own...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this activity, learners create an electrical circuit and investigate how some dissolved substances conduct electricity. Use this activity to explain how the nervous system sends messages as...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    What is the optimal environment for hatching brine shrimp? Using a scaffold, learners design and conduct experiments testing the effect of a single abiotic factor on brine shrimp cyst hatch rate....

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    The Exploratorium
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    This activity (aka "snack") provides instructions for discovering your blind spot. It is an exploration of light and visual perception using simple materials you may have around the house.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity, learners discuss and investigate how cameras, telescopes, and their own eyes use light in similar ways. By building their own pinhole viewers, learners make observations about the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this activity, learners use earthworms as "unknown creatures" from the South American jungle to find out how animals use senses. Learners are given supplies to devise their own...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity related to light and perception, learners use a pinhole in an index card as a magnifying glass to help their eye focus on a nearby object. Learners will also discover that because...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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