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    Learners compare a life-size drawing of a Tyrannosaurus rex head and a full-size Sinornithosaurus body to understand that dinosaurs varied in size. Learners trace individual pieces of a dinosaur on...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Learners work in teams to investigate how scientists use physical characteristics to classify living things. First, learners examine drawings of a variety of leaves from different species of oak...

    free Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this archaeology meets art activity, learners make a mosaic and consider the ways in which art communicates. Educators can tie this activity to the study of the Petra site (an ancient city in...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    In this activity (on pages 11-12 of PDF) learners create models of lava layers that have formed on the moon. The model is created by mixing a series of different colored vinegar with baking soda,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners work together to create a life-sized drawing of the human nervous system. In doing so, learners will discover more about how the brain uses neurons to send messages, and...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners work in partners to create and exchange messages written in Braille. Learners use a Braille key and thumbtacks to write their messages in Braille. This activity will...

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Chinese invented paper made from plants and cloth about 2,000 years ago. Learners follow a similar process to make paper from recycled paper. Once dry, learners can make something special with...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 4 to 24 hours
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    Coins are everyday objects which tell a lot about the people who use them. In this activity, learners create their own piece of history by drawing and creating a coin that symbolizes something...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, Christina Elson, an archaeologist from the American Museum of Natural History, guides learners as they investigate an "artifact" and record their observations in a field...

    free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners map their world by drawing a plan of their bedroom. Use this activity to introduce learners to the work of archaeologists and how they create maps to better understand a...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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