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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    Learners draw pictures of how they envision scientists. By comparing and discussing the features in their pictures, they can discover common thoughts and stereotypes about scientists. The activity...

    free Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners arrange pattern blocks to create tessellations and to explore geometric patterns. Learners first explore making patterns with a variety of pattern blocks. They next...

    free Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    California Academy of Sciences
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    In this craft activity, learners will explore the structure and purpose of antelope horns by constructing their own headband using toilet paper rolls and yarn. They will also think about the...

    free Ages 4 - 8 30 to 45 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners get hands-on experience with ratios and scaling while making their own jewelry out of recycled plastic containers. Learners will practice measuring area and volume as...

    free Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners overlap the three primary colors to see how all other colors are made. This activity also explains how color can be explained by the subtraction of colors of light,...

    free Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners make cool boxes out of old (or new) greeting cards or postcards. Before making the recycled boxes, learners can practice making boxes from grid paper while learning about...

    free Ages 11 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners discover the importance of maps and scale as they work together to create a map of the classroom. The printable four-page PDF handout includes: a series of inquiry-based...

    free Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this art activity (page seven of the pdf), learners will use their creativity to make a "motion collage." Each student will be encouraged to draw a picture of something that moves to...

    free Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners explore how the area of Arctic sea ice has changed over recent years. First, learners graph the area of Arctic sea ice over time from 1979 to 2007. Then, learners use...

    free Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Institute of Contemporary Art / Boston
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    In this activity, learners use objects they find on a nature and water to make creative frozen sculptures. After learners create their sculpture, they are encouraged to document how it changes over...

    free Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes