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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners investigate the relationship between the slope of a trail and soil erosion. Using both math and science skills, learners gain awareness of how human activities...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (on page 1 of the PDF), learners will use a magnifier to carefully examine samples of sand from different locations. They record their observations regarding the different grain...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    This activity guide includes instructions on how to build a "Shake Table" by mounting an eccentric mass (off center) on the shaft of a small dc motor. Learners use this table to simulate...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    My Science Box
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    In this activity, learners take on the role of various parts of the cell in order to model the process of protein synthesis. Each learner receives a card describing, step by step, what s/he should...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    American Society for Microbiology
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    A group of learners simulates the spread of disease by trading slips of paper, one set of which has been treated with a baking soda solution. After trading papers amongst the group, learners test...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    TERC
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    In this activity, learners create models of erosion and floods and learn to recognize both in their environment. Using sand, wax paper, and water, learners observe the processes of erosion and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    TERC
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    In this activity, learners use sand and ice cubes to create a model of permafrost and the effects of the ice melting through the surface. Permafrost is an underground layer of soil, rock and water...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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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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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor activity, learners use artificial bees and paper models of flowers to find out how bees transfer pollen from one flower to another. Background information discusses bees and other...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor, sensory activity, learners role play as animals trying to identify their "family's" scent and locate their "territory." Learners mark their territories and...

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

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