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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    In this inquiry-based learning activity, learners design, build, and test their own ramps. They are introduced to a variety of materials and explore putting them together. They also create plans...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    Chicago Children's Museum
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    In this activity (located on page 7 of PDF), learners explore how Silly Putty was first invented and then attempt to make a batch of their own. Learners experiment by mixing liquid laundry starch...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Kohl Children's Museum
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    In this activity, reuse two-liter bottles to create bowling pins. Learners practice math skills and develop a concept of verifying answers, while bowling and keeping score.

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this math activity, learners pretend there is a special store that lets you pay for toys by their weight in pennies. Learners estimate how much toys would weigh in pennies and then use a scale...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
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    Kohl Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners follow a recipe to create play dough scented with fruit-flavored drink mix. As they mix together the ingredients, learners are encouraged to use descriptive words to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity about ramps, learners explore and measure the rate at which spherical objects roll down a ramp. Learners discuss why different ramps work better than others and practice procedures...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this quick activity, learners use a toaster to investigate the source for the Earth's wind. Learners hold a pinwheel above a toaster to discover that rising heat causes wind. Use this...

    free Ages 4 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity, learners practice matching and subitizing as they create the longest domino train possible.

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners practice counting and multiplication as they figure out how many animal body parts they have to examine as "Dr. Vet."

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build magnetic towers to explore the forces and properties of magnets. This activity allows learners to experiment and play with magnets and feel first-hand the force of...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 4 - 11 45 to 60 minutes

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