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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners discuss how life is defined and conduct a simple experiment, looking for signs of life in three different “soil” samples. The experiment introduces learners to the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity, learners conduct a waste audit and use their findings to implement a plan for reducing trash. Learners measure trash, sort by categories (compostable, recyclable, etc.) and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    This activity allows learners to explore the scientific method in an open-ended fashion, using the 4-P Approach to Science Inquiry developed by the University of Wisconsin, Beloit. Learners observe...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NOAA
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    This is a comprehensive lesson plan on page 85 for a group cleanup trip to a local beach, lake or stream. Learners keep track of the types and amounts of trash picked up and analyze this...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore how parachutes are used to slow down moving objects. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own parachutes out of everyday...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners create their own archaeological profiles. In doing so, learners will discover the fundamental nature of an archaeological site: objects and features found deeper in the...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this water activity, learners test which objects float and which sink. Learners discover that objects behave differently in water. Learners are also introduced to the idea of "predicting...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 30 to 45 minutes
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    California Academy of Sciences
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    In this activity, learners practice the steps involved in a scientific investigation while learning why ice formations on land (not those on water) will cause a rise in sea level upon melting. This...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this physical sciences activity, learners explore insulation. Leaners investigate how insulation can be used to slow down the conduction of heat from one side of a wall to the other. Learners...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this water activity, learners build boats that float and sink. First, learners listen to the book, "Who Sank the Boat" and practice making predictions throughout the story. Then,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 45 to 60 minutes

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