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    University of California Museum of Paleontology
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    Learners manipulate opaque, sealed boxes and attempt to determine their interior structures. Each box contains a moving ball and one or more fixed barriers. Use this activity to introduce students...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Carleton College
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    This paper describes a working-model demonstration of Ernest Rutherford's 1911 experiment about the nature of atoms. In this demonstration, a model of an atom is constructed inside a sealed...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners work in teams to investigate the relationship between mass, acceleration, and force as described in Newton's second law of motion. During a set of experiments,...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners experience some of the challenges of "tele-operating" a robotic vehicle on another planet when they design and execute a series of commands to guide a human ...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners identify the relationship between the number of sides in a regular polygon and the number of struts needed to make each polygon rigid. Learners build polygons using...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this physics activity, learners conduct two experiments to explore free-falling. In the first experiment, water-filled plastic bottles with holes in them spurt water under normal conditions, but...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners make or use pre-made clay beams to scale and proportion. Specifically, they discover that when you scale up proportionally (i.e. keep things the same shape but change the...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    This simulation of laparoscopic surgery enables learners to practice and to learn this modern surgical technique. Learners discover how to manipulate a variety of instruments while watching a TV...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    In this cooperative learning activity, learners visit ten stations and are challenged to think critically about various conservation questions and issues. Learners work together to examine...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity, learners use bubbles to investigate the structure and unique properties of cell membranes. Bubbles serve as macroscopic models that mimic the cells' phospholipid bilayers....

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes

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