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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    In this activity, learners construct bug models that "jitter" all over the table with just a battery, motor, and counterweight. Use this hands-on activity to facilitate inquiry and...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this activity (page 7 of the PDF), learners will investigate the contents of owl pellets. Learners will discover how owls digest their food as well as the kind of animals they eat. Although this...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build a bird that flies in place with help from a motor, wire, and some straws. This engineering activity introduces learners to circuits and motors, automata, and...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
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    This is an activity about the adaptations that allow the Aye-aye to survive in its habitat. Learners will explore how the Aye-aye collects food and how this is influenced by their specialized...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
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    This activity provides a hands-on experience with a scale model, a relatively high viscosity fluid, and feeding behaviors. Learners attempt to capture "food" (a lentil) with a feeding...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    The Ancient Egyptians used a naturally-occurring salt from the banks of the Nile River, called natron, to mummify their dead. Natron is made up primarily of sodium carbonate (a very efficient, but...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners create a cool floating animal using the science of magnetism. Learners discover what happens when a piece of magnetic metal enters a magnet's field. Learners also...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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    In this activity, learners investigate the impact of oil pollution on the environment and wildlife. Learners use hard-boiled eggs and feathers to understand the damage that oil spills can cause....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 7 days
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    Educator Amy O'Donnell from the American Museum of Natural History guides learners to create a diorama of a coral reef. Learners will use craft skills to transform household materials into...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into whether pets show a preference for the left or right paw, or “handedness” like people. Learners will develop three simple...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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