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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    Learners smell balloons filled with different scents to guess what's inside. From this, they infer the presence and motion of scented molecules. This is a good introduction to atoms and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this simple and fun activity, learners discover the relationship between vibration and sound by making a squeaky toy instrument out of simple household materials. Participants explore how...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this activity (on pages 36-39), learners make a model of a watershed out of paper, then run water down the mountain to simulate how rainfall and pollution affect watersheds. Learners are...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    In this game, learners cross off or color bingo squares in response to questions about their traits. This activity is designed to be used as a review following a unit on genetics, but can be used...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners examine fingerprints. Learners leave a hidden print on a surface and then make their own print detecting powder from graphite (found in pencils). The next phase of the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners mix ingredients in a plastic bag, and then identify three characteristics of a chemical reaction: production of heat, color change, and production of a gas. Turmeric, a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners discover that there is space between molecules even in a cup "full" of water. They first fill a cup with marbles, and then add sand to fill the gaps between the...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Utah
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    In this activity, learners play a matching game with their families to discover common inherited traits and traditions. Learners distinguish between inherited traits and learned traditions. This...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Learners use a simple process to extract DNA from strawberries. After mashing a strawberry in a plastic bag, they add soap solution (to break open the cell and nuclear membranes), meat tenderizer ...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    This hands-on activity shows you how to make a shaker -- a small instrument with a big sound! Fill it with beads or even pennies for a cool sound. Shakers can be found around the world in many...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes

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