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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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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Through discussion and hands-on experimentation, learners examine the geological (ancient) carbon cycle. They investigate the role of dinosaurs in the carbon cycle and the eventual storage of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The University of Texas McDonald Observatory
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    In this activity, learners make an equatorial sundial, which is simple to construct and teaches fundamental astronomical concepts. Learners use the provided template and a straw to build the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    EPA
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    Learners will understand the relationship between climate change and sea-level rise. In the first activity, they will learn that heated water causes sea level to rise through a process called...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Bogs), learners will test cups full of potting soil, sand, and sphagnum moss to see which earth material is able to soak up the most...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this edible experiment, learners pour "Magic Shell" chocolate into a glass of cold water. They'll observe as pillow shaped structures form, which resemble lavas on the sea floor.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    4-H
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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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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners make a miniature greenhouse or "terrarium" to explore the greenhouse effect. Learners will first construct their model greenhouse using a clear, tall airtight...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (page 2 of PDF under GPS: Cave Swallows Activity), learners will model how caves are formed by placing one piece of chalk in a cup of vinegar and another piece in a cup of water,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    This activity helps learners understand how the angle of the Sun affects temperatures around the globe. After experimenting with a heat lamp and thermometers at differing angles, learners apply...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes

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