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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    Dig a hole, line it, fill it with fresh water, and you have a water hole: a good place to study colonization. In this outdoor activity, learners create a controlled experiment to study the effects...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 12 months
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    In this activity, learners create a sealed, mini ecosystem that supplies freshwater shrimp with food, oxygen, and waste processing for at least three months. Learners will collect water, amphipods,...

    Over $20 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 12 months
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    In this outdoor activity, learners release a portion of a lawn from human control—no mowing, no watering, no weeding, no pest control—and then investigate the changes that result over several weeks...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - 14 1 to 12 months
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners perform an experiment to learn about how different types of marine debris degrade and how weather and sunlight affect the rate of degradation. Learners discover that...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 12 months
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    In this online activity, learners partner up to complete several physical exercises and assess their starting fitness level. Over the course of 6 weeks, learners practice the activities and record...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 11 1 to 12 months
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    COSI
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    In this activity (page 19 of the PDF) learners will create a soda bottle bioreactor by exploring the science of composting, comparing variables such as reactor design, moisture content, and...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 12 months
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    APSnet
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    In this activity related to plant biotechnology, learners use the tissue culture process to rapidly produce clones (genetic copies) of a particular plant (cauliflower, rose cuttings, African violet...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 12 months
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners will measure the length of their shadow from the Sun and compare it three to four months later. This process will help learners investigate Earth's rotation and...

    free Ages 6 - 14 1 to 12 months
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    Monarch Watch
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    As a long-term project, you can rear monarch butterflies at home or in a classroom. This article contains practical tips on successfully rearing monarchs, and ways in which you can increase your...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - adult 1 to 12 months
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    University of Wisconsin-Madison
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    In this activity, learners turn empty 2-liter bottles into a see-through compost container. Through the sides of the bottle, learners make weekly observations of decomposition over the course of...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 1 to 12 months

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