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    American Society for Microbiology
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    A group of learners simulates the spread of disease by trading slips of paper, one set of which has been treated with a baking soda solution. After trading papers amongst the group, learners test...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners drop impactors onto layers of graham crackers! The process models how impacts throughout the Moon's history have broken rocks down into a mixture of dust, rocks, and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners simulate the process of DNA fingerprinting by using electricity to separate colored dyes. Learners use simple materials to assemble a comb (electrophoresis chamber) to...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity, learners bake cookies by following different recipes to better understand genetic mutations. Everyone in the group bakes the same type of cookie: chocolate chip. Most learners use...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity, learners receive a labeled plastic film canister containing a material representing a pollutant (i.e. pencil shavings = a beaver's wood chips). The instructor (or a learner)...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 30-36), learners simulate a dig for ancient pollen, to experience how paleobotanists study fossilized pollen in rocks to learn about early geological and climatological...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours