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    Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
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    In this field study, learners discover how to collect data in the field and how their efforts can help certain animals, specifically, amphibians. The field study allows learners to go into the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    Princeton University
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    This game introduces learners to the scale of the greenhouse gas problem, plus technologies that already exist to dramatically reduce our carbon emissions and prevent climate change. Players pick...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 14 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity/demo, learners examine a synthetic gecko tape with micron sized hairs that mimics the behavior of the gecko foot. The process is called "nanomolding." Also described in...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    National Optical Astronomy Observatory
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    In this international citizen science activity, learners measure their night sky brightness and submit their observations into an online database. This popular program has generated 100,000...

    free Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    This is a demonstration about how nature inspires nanotechnology. It is easily adapted into a hands-on activity for an individual or groups. Learners discover that lotus leaves are self cleaning...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this seismic simulation, learners play a "who-dunnit" game to explore earthquakes. Learners act as the source, carriers, and detectors of earthquake waves, while the group determines...

    free Ages 11 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    Make
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    Agriculturalists have long considered mushroom growing a challenge, largely because you need a piece of benchtop equipment known as a laminar flow hood. In this activity, learners make their own ...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 1 to 4 weeks
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    4-H
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    This activity offers learners and their families several ways to raise their awareness together about home water. Included are a Home Water Audit Chart to help families record their water; a link...

    free Ages 4 - adult 1 to 7 days
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners observe fly behavior and then build a flytrap. They make more observations, compare the effectiveness of different traps, and modify their traps to increase their...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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    In this activity, learners explore the concept of density-driven currents (thermohaline circulation) and how these currents are affected by climate change. Learners use colored ice cubes, water,...

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

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