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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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    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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    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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    National Health Museum
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    This activity allows learners to explore the scientific method in an open-ended fashion, using the 4-P Approach to Science Inquiry developed by the University of Wisconsin, Beloit. Learners observe...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this outdoor, sunny day activity, learners experiment with paper leaf models to discover how some desert plants conserve water. Learners explore adaptations of various desert plants such as waxy...

    $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 set of outdoor games, learners play the role of monkeys that are trying to get enough resources (food, shelter, and space) to survive. They play several simple games which involve strength,...

    Over $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 and fun race, learners first find the most common type of tree in a forest site. Learners use a "transect," a kind of sampling technique, to estimate the number...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes

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