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    Learners make their own simple slide rules out of paper and learn how they work. The activity starts by having learners make an "adding slide rule," which is not a very practical device...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners experiment with their voices and noisemakers to understand the connections between vibrations and the sounds created by those vibrations. This resource includes three...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity about dinosaurs and survival, learners use scrap materials to create a miniature dinosaur habitat that includes a food source, water source, and shelter. This resource includes...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    This is an activity exploring color and color mixing. Learners use an eyedropper to place dots of thinned tempera paint onto a super-absorbent paper towel, noting how the colors spread out from the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    This is an activity in which learners explore the effects of gravity, motion and momentum while creating art. By rolling a golf ball in paint, placing construction paper in a tray, tilting the tray...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this art meets chemistry activity, early learners discover the almost magical absorbent properties of salt while creating ethereal watercolor paintings. Learners first use watercolor to paint an...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners use their imaginations and experiment with different materials to create bug hats. Use the suggested open-ended questions to encourage learners to talk about what they...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, leaners explore building techniques by recreating the story of The Three Little Pigs. They build model houses out of plastic grass, popsicle sticks, and building blocks, and then...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    This activity (on pages 21-32 of PDF) has learners act out several classic brain teasers. Instead of moving checkers or pennies around on a table, learners play the role of the different pieces of...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners investigate the process of osmosis by adding salt to a sealed bag of raw carrots and comparing it to a control. After about 15-30 minutes, the carrots with salt become...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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