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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity demonstrates the shadow of the Earth as it rises as a dark blue shadow above the eastern horizon. Shadows are not just what we see on the sidewalk,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    Learners investigate why the Sun and Moon appear the same size in the sky even though the Sun is over 400 times larger in diameter. Learners use discs of different sizes and view them from at least...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners discover the relationship between temperature and pressure in the lower atmospheres of Jupiter and Earth. Learners chart the increasing temperature as they add pressure...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this outdoor activity, learners explore UV rays from the Sun and ways to protect against these potentially harmful rays. Learners use "detectors" (UV beads) at five different stations,...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this math activity related to light, learners assemble a photometer and use it to estimate the power output of the Sun. Learners construct the photometer by making a grease spot on white paper...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 14 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners use a toaster to generate wind and compare the appliance's heat source to Jupiter's own hot interior. Learners discover that convection drives wind on Jupiter...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity lets learners create 3D models of the Earth, Moon and Sun to demonstrate solar and lunar eclipses. The pdf contains step-by-step instructions, photos...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners observe the water cycle in action! Water vapor in a tumbler condenses on chilled aluminum foil — producing the liquid form of water familiar to us as rain and dew....

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    PhET
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    In this online activity, learners build their own system of heavenly bodies and watch the gravitational ballet. With this orbit simulator, learners can set initial positions, velocities, and masses...

    free Ages 11 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    A group of learners models the Sun shining on the Earth. By rotating the Earth, they demonstrate how the Sun only shines on a portion of the Earth at a time. Learners understand why there are...

    free Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes

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