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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this environmental engineering activity, learners build windmills using everyday items. The first challenge is to build windmills that spin when placed in front of a fan. The second challenge is...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity, learners receive a labeled plastic film canister containing a material representing a pollutant (i.e. pencil shavings = a beaver's wood chips). The instructor (or a learner)...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners simulate the separation techniques that materials recovery facilities (MRFs) use and then design their own series of recycling techniques. Learners identify four ways...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    Learners observe and discuss a simple model of a wet scrubber, a device for cleaning industrial air pollution. This demonstration can be combined with other demonstrations and activities to create...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners electrically plate zinc onto brass objects. They connect a brass object to a black wire on the negative pole of a 6 Volt battery, and a piece of zinc to a red wire on the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners compare the properties and solubilities of Styrofoam (TM), ecofoam packing peanuts, and popcorn. First, the solubility of each substance is tested in water. A drop of iodine is added to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - adult Under 5 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity (on page 1), learners role play as atoms to explore how atoms can be rearranged to make different materials. Learners group together and link arms or hold hands to form chemical...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners will explore the scientific mystery behind a disappearing group of trees by examining data and attempting to explain the decline. They make a model of a riverbank and then simulate the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners build a filter from old soda bottles and dirt. They create polluted water, and pour it through their filter to clean it. Leaners discover earth materials such as sand and dirt can be used...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners simulate an oil spill using popcorn (both oil and popcorn float on water), and estimate the spill's impact on the environment. Learners role play...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes

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