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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners use only their senses to to find the extremes of several environmental variables or physical factors: wind, temperature, light, slope and moisture. Learners also...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this outdoor activity/field trip, learners conduct experiments to explore where dragonflies and damselflies perch or rest, and how the flies change behavior in reaction to other flies or fly...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    COSI
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    Everybody loves boomerangs! In this activity about force and motion, the learners will experiment with boomerangs and explore how they work. This is a great activity to get learners up and moving.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this health activity, learners create a device so that they not only feel their heartbeat, but also see it, using a straw and some clay. Learners calculate their pulse rate (beats per minute)...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this activity about gravity (page eight of the pdf), learners will very simply explore how gravity affects objects using balls and toys. They will also explore the different forces they can use...

    free Ages 4 - 8 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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    Kohl Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners explore and experiment how we can use our bodies everyday to get from one place to another. Learners measure the distance that they travel in one step by stepping...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this outdoor, night activity, learners track nocturnal animals' footprints, droppings and other signs of their presence. By setting out animal bait that has nontoxic, blacklight fluorescent...

    Over $20 per group Ages 6 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    COSI
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    In this fun physics activity (page 9 of the pdf), learners take part in a paper airplane design challenge. They can be encouraged to try out different designs and discuss the best ones and why they...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity about center of gravity (page 23 of PDF), learners investigate how the body adjusts to the force of gravity to remain balanced. In part 1, learners use different amounts of weight...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours

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