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    University of Washington
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    In this activity (11th activity on the page), learners use pennies to test their hearing acuity. Learners collect pennies, drop them one at a time on a hard surface and listen to the sounds they...

    free Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
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    In this activity (p.6-10 of PDF), learners use different methods for hunting minibeasts (bugs). Learners can either make traps or simply look for minibeasts under stones and logs. Learners can...

    free Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Bill Nye
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    In this activity, learners build an instrument for catching and observing flies. Learners act as entomologists, attract flies into a jar using a slice of apple, and then observe the flies'...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 18 1 to 4 weeks
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    COSI
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    In this activity, learners will create their own museum collection using their favorite toys, drawings, or collection. They will do a little research and identify an interesting characteristic of...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Florida Aquarium
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    In this activity, learners will collect, dry and press seaweed over the course of four days in a similar way that artists/crafters press flowers. This process will encourage learners to appreciate...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    TERC
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    In this activity, learners keep track of how much paper the group uses in a week. Build awareness of paper waste, while strengthening measurement and estimation skills. First, gather predictions...

    free Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    TERC
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    Learners explore their surroundings while reasoning about categories and counting. Pose a question that involves locating items in the room or building, and have learners count how many they can...

    free Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    TERC
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    Learners will collect pennies to donate and will combine charitable giving with estimating and calculating with money. To start choose a charity or something to save up for together. Show learners...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes