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    National Optical Astronomy Observatory
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    This is a classic exercise for visualizing the scale of the Solar System. Both the relative size and spacing of the planets are demonstrated in this outdoor exercise, using a mere peppercorn to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners explore healthy choices related to the liquids they drink. The importance of water and milk as essential nutrients for a healthy body is the focus of the experience....

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners explore the different salinities of various sources of water by taste-testing. Learners will taste water samples with the appropriate amount of salinity representing...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity, learners explore deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), a nanoscale structure that occurs in nature. Learners extract a sample of DNA from split peas and put the sample in an Eppendorf tube...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
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    In this activity, learners explore the concept of permeability to better understand why amphibians are extremely sensitive to pollution. Learners soak one regular hard-boiled egg and one peeled...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    American Chemical Society
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    In this introductory activity and demonstration, learners are introduced to the concept that different substances react chemically in characteristic ways. First learners compare the way baking soda...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this activity/demo, learners discover how liquid nitrogen cools a creamy mixture at such a rapid rate that it precipitates super fine grained (nano) ice cream. This is a fun (and tasty!) way for...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    In this quick activity/demonstration about density, learners examine what happens when two cans of root beer--one diet and one regular--are placed in a large container of water. Do they sink or...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 Under 5 minutes