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    In this activity, learners use tonic water to detect ultraviolet (UV) light from the Sun and explore the concept of fluorescence. Learners will compare detectors using tap water and tonic water to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners make their own Sun tracker to explore how ancient civilizations around the world studied the Sun. After creating the tracker with simple materials, learners measure the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners will make their own prism and use a glass of water to separate sunlight into different colors. Using a piece of cardboard with a small hole and a white piece of paper,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this outdoor, winter activity, learners find living green plants under the snow and determine the light and temperature conditions around the plants. Then, they find out how the snow layer...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this outdoor activity, learners search for the warmest and coolest, windiest and calmest, wettest and driest, and brightest and darkest spots in an area. They also look for differences between...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this outdoor activity, learners make their own organic-rich soil. Depending on where this activity is done, learners will probably discover that their local soil is low in organic matter. Then...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this outdoor, beach activity, learners use tennis balls, water balloons and other simple devices to investigate the movement of waves and currents off a sandy beach. This activity should be done...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    In this outdoor activity, learners race small boats, made of cork, balsa wood, popsicle sticks etc., to investigate the rate and direction of currents in a stream or creek. Learners will examine...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this outdoor, night-time activity, learners discover how to spot eye-shine (reflection of light from an animal's eyes) by using a flashlight to play a simulation game. Using the spotting...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this outdoor activity/game, learners use thermometers to simulate how lizards survive in habitats with extreme temperatures. Learners are challenged to keep their thermometer-lizard "alive...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes