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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners explore the magnetic field of a bar magnet as an introduction to understanding Earth's magnetic field. First, learners explore and play with magnets and compasses....

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Before there were clocks, people used shadows to tell time. In this outdoor activity, learners will discover how to tell time using only a compass, a pencil, a handy printout, and a sunny day....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity related to magnetism and electricity, learners create a magnetic field that's stronger than the Earth's magnetic field. Learners use electric currents that are stronger...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity (page 8 of the PDF), learners will make their very own working compass. They will use a bar magnet to create an induced magnetic charge in a needle, then observe how the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this activity about magnetism (page seven of the pdf), learners experiment with magnets to better understand how magnetic fields work. More importantly, they learn that Earth is surrounded by...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    "Exploring the Solar System: Hide and Seek Moon" is an engaging way for early childhood learners to experiment with some of the tools scientists use to study objects that are very, very...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners use simple materials to build their own compass. This resource contains information about compasses as well as suggestions on how learners can try out their home-made...

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

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