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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners act as the Earth and observe how different angles between the Sun, Earth, and Moon affect the phases of the moon we see each month. Learners work in pairs and make...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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    This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity lets learners make 3-dimensional models of the Earth and Moon. Using the Sun's light, learners will discover that the Moon rotates in the same...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Center for Science Education @ Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley
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    In this activity, learners use an astrolabe to measure the altitude of objects. Learners will first practice taking measurements by measuring the altitude of trees and buildings. Then, learners...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners will measure the length of their shadow from the Sun and compare it three to four months later. This process will help learners investigate Earth's rotation and...

    free Ages 6 - 14 1 to 12 months
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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this activity, learners make their own Sun tracker to explore how ancient civilizations around the world studied the Sun. After creating the tracker with simple materials, learners measure the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this demonstration about force and motion, learners will explore the forces that affect a pendulum A simple model pendulum comprised of a ball and string demonstrates how pendulums work as well...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 4 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners explore how distance can affect the way we perceive the size of an object. It also introduces learners to solar eclipses as well as the Sun and Moon's sizes and...

    free Ages 4 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    The University of Texas McDonald Observatory
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    In this two-part activity, learners explore the Earth and Sun's positions in relation to the constellations of the ecliptic with a small model. Then they extend to explore the motions of the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    The University of Texas McDonald Observatory
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    In this three part activity, learners explore and experiment with shadows to learn about the Sun's relative motion in the sky. Learners will trace, measure and compare their shadows over time,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners make flipbooks of drawings showing the progression of a Total Solar Eclipse. Learners can use images of an eclipse or have lenticulars available so they can observe the...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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