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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners drop impactors onto layers of graham crackers! The process models how impacts throughout the Moon's history have broken rocks down into a mixture of dust, rocks, and...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (located on page 4 of the PDF under GPS: Baby Dinosaurs Activity) is a full inquiry investigation to determine the age of fossils based on where they are discovered. Groups of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    In this activity (on page 14 of PDF), learners use a pan full of flour and some rocks to create a moonscape. Then, learners illuminate the moonscape with a flashlight to investigate why scientists...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this edible experiment, learners pour "Magic Shell" chocolate into a glass of cold water. They'll observe as pillow shaped structures form, which resemble lavas on the sea floor.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this three-part activity, learners use food to determine the effects of wind, sandblasting and water on regolith (dust) formation and deposition on Earth. Then, learners simulate regolith...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    CSIRO
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    In this activity, learners use a flashlight, a glass of water, and some milk to examine why the sky is blue and sunsets are red. Learners will discover that the sky appears a different color...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This simple and engaging astronomy activity explains nuclear fusion and how radiation is generated by stars, using marshmallows as a model. Learners will explore what cosmic radiation is and where...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - adult 5 to 10 minutes
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    Ontario Science Centre
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    In this hands-on activity, learners simulate the crashing and smashing of a meteor impact using household cooking supplies. Learners explore the formation of an impact crater by dropping...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two “astronauts” when they land. Learners follow the engineering design process to design and build a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners work in groups to design a parachute out of household items that keeps an egg secure when dropped from a certain height. Learners must follow a certain number of design...

    free Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes

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