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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    In this inquiry-based learning activity, learners design, build, and test their own ramps. They are introduced to a variety of materials and explore putting them together. They also create plans...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this electrochemistry activity, young learners and adult helpers create a battery from a potato to run a clock. This resource includes background information about electricity, electronics, and...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners smell balloons filled with different scents to guess what's inside. From this, they infer the presence and motion of scented molecules. This is a good introduction to atoms and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Southern Mississippi
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    In this activity, learners prepare four polymer elastomers and then compare their physical properties, such as texture, color, size, and bounce height. This activity is a fun way for learners to...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity, learners experiment with the attractive and repulsive power of magnets. They move a grape using a Neodymium Magnet, and explore how the strong magnet repels the water in...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    COSI
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    Through this nutrition activity (page 5 of the PDF), learners will understand—and probably be surprised by—how big serving sizes of various foods should be. This is accomplished in a very...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Kohl Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners explore properties of water and watch evaporation happen by "painting" with water in the sun. On a sunny day, learners use a variety of painting tools (brushes,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    Sciencenter
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    Learners are challenged to discover the relative densities of colored liquids to create a rainbow pattern in a test tube. Five different solutions—3 mixtures of ethyl alcohol, food color and water;...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners mix liquid water with solid cornstarch. They investigate the slime produced, which has properties of both a solid and a liquid. When they press hard on the starch slime with their fingers,...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    Learners observe different light sources, outdoors and indoors, using prism glasses (diffraction glasses) and color filters. Natural light (sun) and artificial light (lamp, candle, LED) sources are...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes

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