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    University of California Museum of Paleontology
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    Learners explore the physical properties of a variety of balls and how they bounce. The point of the activity is not necessarily to have students arrive at a precise explanation for the phenomena...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of California Museum of Paleontology
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    Learners imagine they are paleontologists in Florida, where they find (remove from envelope) paper "fossils" of some unknown creature, only a few at a time. Each time, they attempt to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    University of California Museum of Paleontology
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    Learners turn over a random selection of cards from a larger set. From the words revealed, they try to determine the sentence represented on the larger set of cards. By turning over more cards,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    NOAA
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    In this activity on page 24, learners perform experiments to examine whether or not trash can float, blow around, or wash away. Then learners analyze the effects of these characteristics on marine...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Evolution & the Nature of Science Institutes (ENSI)
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    A group of learners has an envelope containing a series of bank checks. A few checks are removed at a time, and the team attempts to construct a plausible scenario which involves those checks. Each...

    free Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this water activity, learners test which objects float and which sink. Learners discover that objects behave differently in water. Learners are also introduced to the idea of "predicting...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 6 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners experiment and observe how the color of materials that cover the Earth affects the amounts of sunlight our planet absorbs. Use this activity to begin discussions on...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Exercise and Memory) is a full inquiry investigation into the effects of exercise on short term memory. Groups of learners will set a...

    free Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    Learners mix vinegar and baking soda to produce a gas. With the addition of a bit of liquid soap, the gas becomes trapped in measurable bubbles. This way, learners can alter the amount of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    American Chemical Society
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    Learners design their own experiment to determine which M&M color dissolves the fastest in water. Learners should have a plan to control variables such as type of plate, amount of water,...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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