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    Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
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    In this on site "field trip" activity (located on pages 6-9 of PDF), learners get hands-on experience identifying building materials by playing "Building Bingo". To play, teams...

    free Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners plan a simple foot path and create an environmental impact study of the natural area where the path would be. These steps help learners role-play the scientific...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity is a full inquiry investigation into g-force and acceleration. Groups of learners will construct their own accelerometers. Then, with permission from their local amusement park, they...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners simulate an oil spill using popcorn (both oil and popcorn float on water), and estimate the spill's impact on the environment. Learners role play...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this highly physical outdoor activity, learners construct and compare experimental trail sections to select the best trail-construction technique for their site. As they measure, evaluate and...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    American Community Gardening Association
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    In this field trip, learners visit a community garden, take a tour, and interview the gardener. In-depth lesson plans include guidelines for how to prepare for the trip, from logistics to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 4 to 24 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into speed and motion and takes place at a water park. Groups of learners will compare two water slides by measuring each ride’s...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners race small boats, made of cork, balsa wood, popsicle sticks etc., to investigate the rate and direction of currents in a stream or creek. Learners will examine...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into mapping the underground “plumbing” of geysers. Groups of learners will mimic an actual investigation into the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 2 of the pdf) is a full inquiry investigation into how a hockey stick’s flex affects shooting power and accuracy. Groups of learners will gather hockey sticks with three...

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