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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners simulate Otto von Guericke's famous Magdeburg Hemispheres experiment. In this modern, low cost version, a pair of learners try to pull apart two suction cups (dent...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Minnesota
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    In this activity, learners discover that the human brain is highly adaptable. Learners try to toss beanbags at a target while wearing prism goggles. Learners collect and interpret data and then...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NISE Network
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    In this game, learners explore the different sizes of things in the world. In this Twister-like game, learners must place a hand or foot on a circle of the right scale - macro, micro, or nano. This...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this outdoor archaeology activity, learners use mathematical skills and scientific inquiry to generate and process information from their own excavation site. Learners use household materials to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    Carleton College
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    In this activity, learners use coverslips to collect organisms from a pond, estuary or marine environment and then examine what they have caught with a microscope. The coverslips provide a...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    National Health Museum
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    Role-playing the parts of chromosomes and centrioles, learners use large chromosome models and nylon cords (spindle fibers and cell membranes) to walk through the processes of mitosis and meiosis....

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    Learners take a field trip along a local body of water and conduct a visual survey to discover information about local land use and water quality. Learners document their findings by mapping and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity, learners are divided into teams. Half the team works as "collectors" and the other half works as "curators." Collectors go outside and search for various...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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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 outdoor activity, learners plan a simple foot path and create an environmental impact study of the natural area where the path would be. These steps help learners role-play the scientific...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours

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