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    The California Study, Inc.
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    In this activity, learners explore how various energy sources can be used to cause a turbine to rotate. Learners will construct a turbine that is not strong enough to operate an electrical...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners make a model of a pollution spill that occurred at Bangs Lake in Mississippi and measure water quality parameters in their model. Learners then study the actual spill,...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor, sunny day activity, learners experiment with paper leaf models to discover how some desert plants conserve water. Learners explore adaptations of various desert plants such as waxy...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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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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    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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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This is an activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) about diffusion of small molecules across cell membranes. Learners will use gelatin to represent a cell and dye to represent molecules to model...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners model estuaries, artificially enriching both fresh and salt water samples with different amounts of nutrients and observing the growth of algae over several weeks....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    My Science Box
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    In this classic activity, learners investigate natural selection by becoming birds foraging for food on an island. The prey (beans) vary in their coloration such that some blend into the...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    Using zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha), elodea and an indicator dye, learners study the role of light in photosynthesis. A segment of the carbon cycle will be studied by setting up a closed...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity, learners will examine a variety of seeds, describe them, and determine how they are dispersed. Learners will investigate seed dispersal mechanisms by creating and testing a wind...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 14 - 18 2 to 4 hours