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    In this thought-provoking activity, learners plan a hypothetical project to build and operate wind turbines in their community. Learners research such topics as available wind source, cost, noise,...

    free Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    In this environmental science activity, learners research what is essential for plant life and the necessary components of soil to support plants. Then, learners plan, design and build compost bins...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    In this activity, learners explore how to protect their skin while applying pesticides to plants. Learners conduct a series of simulation experiments and discover that some clothing fabrics provide...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this three-part activity, learners explore how waves are formed and why some waves are bigger than others. First, learners observe waves of water in a pan generated by an electric fan. Learners...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this sunny day experiment, learners measure and compare how quickly light and dark colored materials absorb heat. An extension included in this activity guide suggests learners next design and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this plant science activity, learners conduct four experiments to observe how plants respond to sunlight and gravity. Learners record their observations on a data table for five days to note...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    In this outdoor activity, learners work in pairs using their senses—especially touch—to learn more about individual trees. After reading and discussing Shel Silverstein's storybook "The...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this multi-part activity learners examine non-point water pollution. Learners discover ways they may be contributing to this type of pollution and brainstorm ways to change their behavior to be...

    free Ages 6 - adult
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    In this activity, learners observe and describe the physical and behavioral characteristics of insects, including crickets. Learners build a cricket house, hear the book "I'm as Quick as...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners compare plant and animal life in different habitats including a sidewalk crack and lawn. Learners sort human-made materials and natural materials found in each habitat....

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes

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